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Sociedad and their social benefits

Football may appear to be a cut-throat business run by multi-billionaires who care about little more than lining their pockets and adopting a revolving door policy when it comes to managerial...

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Engaging private organisations for sustainable development

The session aimed to identify areas of collaboration amongst stakeholders to create enduring partnership for development and better serve disadvantaged groups through engaging the private sector.

October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016

Sociedad and their social benefits

Football may appear to be a cut-throat business run by multi-billionaires who care about little more than lining their pockets and adopting a revolving door policy when it comes to managerial...

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Bonded labour in Oman?

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has just released a 68-page report titled “I was sold” that outlines the near-slavery conditions for migrant domestic workers in Oman.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Shipwrecks off Libyan coast, up to 700 feared dead

At least 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Toddler becomes first 2016 migrant casualty

A drowned two-year-old boy became the first known migrant casualty of the year on Saturday after the crowded dinghy he was travelling in slammed into rocks off Greece's Agathonisi island, the...

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Migrant crisis dominates as EU meets

Germany and several other nations are to discuss with Turkey ways of settling thousands of Syrian refugees ahead of the final EU summit of the year.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

Migrant crisis: Thousands of new reception places agreed

Another 100,000 spaces in refugee welcome centers will be created under a deal agreed by European leaders at an emergency summit in Brussels.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Bangladeshi migrants get less for lack of language skill

Bangladesh’s migrant workers toil in foreign lands for longer hours compared to peers from other countries, but they earn much less as they lack skills and face a language barrier, depriving...

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Refugee women give birth on way to Europe, even on boats

A Nigerian migrant mother calls her baby girl "Gift" after a difficult delivery on an Italian navy ship that rescued her in the Mediterranean.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Germany ‘can cope with more migrants’

Germany can cope with at least 500,000 asylum seekers a year for several years, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel says.