The borders prevent the poor from entering inside, not from the rich to go out.
— Eero Suvilehto
 Finlandia
  • Mass measles vaccination campaign underway in southern Somalia

    Source: UN Children's Fund Country: Japan, Somalia, United States of AmericaFollowing a serious outbreak of measles in Kismayo, UNICEF delivered 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to children under 10, along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost immunity. Kismayo, Lower Juba, Somalia 16 December 2016 - UNICEF and partners are aiming to vaccinate ...

  • CERF: Donors pledge US$273 million to support urgent aid

    Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: WorldIn the past two years, about 70 per cent of CERF’s funding has been allocated (or targeted) to humanitarian operations that support displaced people and the communities hosting them. (New York, 13 December 2016): Today the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) ...

  • First plane delivering EU aid for Mosul emergency touches down in Iraq

    Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Austria, Denmark, Finland, Iraq, SwedenA cargo plane carrying close to 40 tonnes of emergency supplies will land in Erbil in the first of several operations organised jointly by the European Commission and Member States.A cargo plane carrying close ...

  • Uniting for peace in Syria: Global civil society appeal to UN Member States

    Source: Association for Aid and Relief Japan, Concern Worldwide, ActionAid, Human Appeal International, Amnesty International, GOAL, International Court of Justice, War Child UK, Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian Refugee Council, CARE, Christian Aid, Mercy Corps, Human Rights Watch, People in Need, Solidarités International, Physicians for Human Rights, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, ...

  • OHSA commended for its actions by a European team of Evaluators

    The Occupational Health and Safety Authority (OHSA) has been commended following an evaluation exercise conducted on behalf of the European Commission by representatives of the Senior Labour Inspectors Committee (SLIC) in October. The 8 person-strong evaluation team was headed by Finland and included members from Estonia, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Cyprus ...

  • Cynthia Uwak survives ghastly motor accident, counts blessings

    Former Super Falcons forward and two time African Women footballer of the year, Cynthia Uwak is counting her blessings after surviving a ghastly motor accident. The Akwa Ibom-born striker who currently plies her trade in Finland took to her Instagram page to share the photo of the ugly accident showing ...

  • 80% of businesses increased turnover in last 12 months - report

    The eighth edition of the Family Business Survey held by PwC showed that as many as 80% of family businesses in Malta report increased turnover over the past 12 months. The results from this study were published during the Family Business Forum organized by PwC and BOV, during which the ...

  • La legge di bilancio italiana rischia di non rispettare il patto di stabilità

    La legge di bilancio italiana rischia di non rispettare il patto di stabilità. Il parere del ministro europeo degli affari economici è arrivato il 16 novembre. Tuttavia Bruxelles non boccia completamente la manovra del governo Renzi, e riconosce le difficoltà dell’Italia, in particolare riguardo ai terremoti nell’Italia centrale e all’accoglienza ...

  • 21 Nov
    Focus Paese Nord Europa – Penisola Scandinava

    Il prossimo 21 novembre alle ore 9,30 si terrà presso la sede della Camera di Commercio di Viterbo, Via Fratelli ROssetti 4, il seminario Focus Paese Nord Europa – Penisola Scandinava. Il seminario svilupperà le tematiche relative alle normative ed ai processi di accesso al mercato nordeuropeo, ai principali canali distributivi ...

  • WFP delivers food to 52,000 people cut off from aid in South Sudan

    Source: World Food Programme Country: South SudanFollowing an outbreak of violence in the South Sudanese capital of Juba in July, there has been a spike in conflict in the southern part of the country which is the most agriculturally productive region.JUBA – A multi-agency convoy led by the United Nations World ...

  • The tease without the sleaze

    The sultry, sensual world of burlesque is set to take over the theatre space at Saint James Cavalier, Valletta, as a fully-fledged burlesque show starring Malta's leading burlesque dancer Undine Le Verve and a number of foreign artists will be held in November as part of this season's Spazju Kreattiv ...

  • Editorial: Malta is the only EU country not in the anti-Isis coalition

    A full, three-hour long debate in the House on Thursday about the Budget vote for the Foreign Ministry did not tackle, except fleetingly, the elephant in the Chamber: Malta is the only EU country not in the anti-Isis coalition.According to the US State Department, the participants in the coalition are ...

  • Value of EU data market set to double to €111bn by 2020

    The value of the data market in the EU today is €50bn, but by 2020 it will rise to €111bn, European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip told The Malta Independent on Sunday during an interview.Commissioner Ansip, who holds overarching responsibility for the implementation of the Digital Single Market, declared himself ...

  • National team kick off campaign in Andorra

    The Maltese national team face Andorra in an international match in La Vella this evening (kick-off: 18.00), as they start their commitments in a revamped European Championship. This will be the first outing for Damien Neill’s men in the qualifying phase of the tournament following the introduction of a new format ...