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Fulfilling the dreams of older people requires specific support from society and institutions, especially the economic and health sectors. Fulfilling those dreams also requires knowledge about older people’s rights. An EU supported project, that is building capacities for promoting older people’s rights and income security, implemented by the Foundation for Older Persons’ Development and HelpAge International, is helping to fulfil these dreams in Thailand.
2016-02-15 15:17:49
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
In a country like Brazil, where human rights abuses against prisoners in the prison system are still very common, it is possible to find cases like Jelletly Aron, an example of recovery and rehabilitation.
2016-02-15 15:12:54
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
2016-02-15 15:06:32
Attīstības/globālā izglītība
2016-02-15 14:26:40
Vides aizsardzība, zaļais dzīvesveids
In recent decades – and in particular since the end of the cold war – human rights and the related concepts of good governance, democracy and the rule of law have become an integral element of most donors' international development cooperation. The link between human rights and development has been confirmed in a series of international conferences, such as the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights and the 2000 Millennium Summit.
2016-02-15 14:18:19
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
Mostafa Khatun is 50, a housewife with five sons, four daughters and two grandchildren. She was married to a distant cousin at the age of 14 and did not receive any education. She is a devout Muslim like many women in Cox’s Bazaar district. A dispute was sparked one day when her neighbour, Abdullah, her husband’s cousin, cut down a bamboo tree near their house. As Abdullah and his three sons dragged the tree away, a number of mahogany saplings that Mostafa had been growing were destroyed.
2016-02-15 14:10:43
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
Sommay Khamhoung, a mother of two, opened her small restaurant in 2010 selling spring rolls, crepes and desserts in Haisok village, at the heart of Vientiane, the capital of Laos.
2016-02-15 13:53:05
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
2016-02-15 13:24:38
Demokrātija un pilsoniskā līdzdalība
Babakar Matar Bremé gets up at 4am each day. After saying his morning prayers, he gets to work by 6am, ready for another day as assistant director of Zakouma National Park in Chad. A water and forestry engineer, Bremé is seconded by the Chadian Environment Ministry to Zakouma, where one of his main tasks is to ensure good relations between the park management and local communities.
2016-02-15 13:15:06
Lauksaimniecība, pārtikas drošība
2016-02-15 13:09:03
Attīstības/globālā izglītība
2016-02-15 12:57:58
Lauksaimniecība, pārtikas drošība
"Such a big change has not taken place for hundreds of years," says Javier Elorrio while the boat passes by a nice, clean, open green space with newly planted trees on the banks of the Matanza-Riachuelo River, which flows through Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. Once, there used to be a slum here...
2016-02-12 22:41:18
Attīstības/globālā izglītība
Pham Hong Luong’s father was a forester – and growing up in northeast Vietnam, Mr Luong wanted to be just like his dad. He studied forestry and, after graduating, went to work in Vietnam’s oldest national park, Cúc Phương National Park on the Red River Delta.
2016-02-12 22:31:30
Lauksaimniecība, pārtikas drošība
2016-02-12 22:12:26
Lauksaimniecība, pārtikas drošība
Fifty-four year-old farmer Amadou Ousmane, known as Belko, stands before a tomato patch, contemplating the events of the day and planning for tomorrow. When he was a very young boy seeing his parents farming and helping them harvest tomatoes, he could not have imagined that he would one day be leading the National Network for Collaboration and Dialogue among Producer Organizations, known as the CDD-G9. He has just concluded another meeting focused on preparing a common position on the draft Framework Law on Agricultural Policy, which will shape the future of farming and food security in Niger.
2016-02-12 16:58:24
Lauksaimniecība, pārtikas drošība