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Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

| May 15, 2019

The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Commissioner Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides announced the new funding at the #School4All High-Level-Event on Education in Emergencies in Brussels. Commissioner Stylianides said: “Education in emergencies is an absolute priority for the European Union. Since 2015, our support has increased from 1% […]

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ONE Youth ambassadors meet commissioner and MEPs on fight against extreme poverty

ONE Youth ambassadors meet commissioner and MEPs on fight against extreme poverty

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 is a crucial year in the fight against extreme poverty. This is the year in which world leaders will decide on a new set of anti-poverty goals.  The ONE Youth Ambassadors are young activists who will be campaigning all year to ensure these new goals are ambitious, financed and tracked. On the day of […]

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#BeCrueltyFree campaigners condemn industry’s ‘greedy’ legal bid to weaken EU cosmetics animal testing ban

#BeCrueltyFree campaigners condemn industry’s ‘greedy’ legal bid to weaken EU cosmetics animal testing ban

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Animal protection campaigners Humane Society International (HSI) are concerned that the High Court today decided not to dismiss a legal bid by ingredient suppliers to the cosmetics industry to undermine the EU’s historic cosmetics animal testing ban. The legal action, which is now referred to the Euoropean Court of Justice, could now take two years […]

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