Tag Archives: discrimination

FIGO: rights-based advocacy to end Violence Against Women (VAW)

Violence Against Women (VAW) is a global issue, a public health issue and a human rights issue that violates autonomy and hinders development. It is wholly incompatible with FIGO’s vision of a world where women achieve the highest possible standards … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group supports United Nations’ “International Weeks Against Racism” initiative

Volkswagen is corporate partner of the “Stiftung für die Internationalen Wochen gegen Rassismus” (Foundation for the International Weeks Against Racism) for the first time Nationwide weeks of action from 13 – 26 March Chairman of the Board of Management Matthias … Read the full press release

Why Are People Protesting Against the Dalai Lama?

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, 10-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — As the Dalai Lama attends the world summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome, Italy this weekend, he will once again be heckled by loud protesters. They will shout, “False Dalai Lama, stop … Read the full press release

EU Ombudsman concludes EC did not exceed its powers by hosting photo exhibition on same-sex couples

16-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — According to the European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, the European Commission did not exceed its powers by hosting a photo exhibition on same-sex couples. He advised the Commission, however, to make it clearer in future exhibitions that it does … Read the full press release

The European Ombudsman: more than 30 000 complaints and almost 3 500 investigations in the past ten years

27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, dealt with more than 30 000 complaints and opened almost 3 500 investigations into alleged maladministration in the EU administration during his ten years in office. In 2012 alone, he received 2 442 complaints (2510 in … Read the full press release