Africa

TANZANIA: WE WILL NOT STOP AFTER COVID19

In the world, and in particular, in Africa, women are the core engine of social progress and ameliorate day by day the living conditions of the whole population. They work in the fields, carry on the house, and grow up the children. Therefore, it is mandatory for them to have the possibility of having access…

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Asia

ABOUT NEPAL

Nepal is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world because of the high possibility of natural disasters such as earthquakes, landslides, floods, fires, epidemics. Situated in meridional Asia, it does not have access to the sea, and it contains the Himalayas and Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The climate is…

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Community

THE DANGERS OF GEOENGINEERING

This field of science aims to influence geological factors. Geoengineering main projects are divided into two categories: Solar Radiation Management (SRM) Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) SRM’s goal is to reflect space the sun rays and lower the global temperature. It goes from setting up millions of mirrors to spraying enormous quantities of sulfates in the…

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Community

IS ITALY DIGITAL LITERATE?

This year the Digital Economic and Society Index (DESI) of the European Commission put Italy at the last position in the EU regarding the diffusion of digital skills among people. While it is second to last for the use of the internet and activities carried on there. 42% of Italians between 16 and 74 years…

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Animal care

HELP-PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IN NEPAL: VAFON

Volunteers Action Foundation Nepal (VAFON) is a non-governmental and non-profit social organization that operates in Nepal. It was founded in 2017 by a team of sociologists, journalists, social workers, activists, and educationalists. It works for human rights (and not only), equal access to economic and social well-being, and career opportunities (especially for disadvantaged people like…

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Community

PROJECT LOCKDOWN: KEEPING RIGHTS UNDER CONTROL

In the late months we have had the chance to see how differently the various countries have dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic: some countries have chosen a full-fledged lockdown, in some others rules were not as strict, some governments have pretended the problem doesn’t exist and so on. Thing is, most of the needed measures…

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Community

THE IMPORTANCE OF WIND POWER

Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide mechanical power through wind turbines to turn electric generators and traditionally to do other work, like milling or pumping. There are different sources of renewable energy that we can use to satisfy our needs, and the wind is one of the most important…

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Age 18+

“CRESCERE IN DIGITALE”: TRAINING AND PAID INTERNSHIPS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

“Crescere in Digitale” is the new project introduced by Unioncamere with Google and ANPAL (Agenzia Nazionale per le Politiche Attive del Lavoro). It has the aim of promoting, through the acquisition of digital competencies, the employment of young people who are not studying or working and invest in their competencies to help enterprises grow inside…

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Community

IS FISHING RISKY?

Worldwide, in the period from 1961 to 2017, total fish consumption grew at an average annual rate of 3.1%. Per capita terms, this means that consumption has gone from 9 kg per person in 1961 to 20.3 kg in 2017, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. The increase in the consumption of seafood, coupled…

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Community

AN INTEGRATION PROJECT FOR IMMIGRANTS

IMMIGRATION IN ITALY In the last twenty years, immigration started to become a more and more consistent dynamic in Italy. Thousands and thousands of immigrants have been arriving at the Italian coasts after leaving their homelands because of wars, conflicts, or simply out of despair. Most of these people, speaking different languages, with different backgrounds…

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