At the Women In Parliaments Global Forum Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, former Malawian President Joyce Hilda Banda spoke exclusively with EurActiv's Rick Zednik about the support she received from EU officials in rebuilding her country's economy.
In an exclusive interview with EurActiv's Rick Zednik, former Malawian President Joyce Hilda Banda urged world leaders to push more women into leadership positions, as they focus more 'on issues that affect other women and children'.
Abdullahi Majeed, the Maldives' Minister of State for Environment & Energy, fears that many island states will be wiped off the map, even if an ambitious agreement is reached at COP 21. EurActiv France reports.
Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said that he would be the most vocal defender of gender equality in his work on Thursday (26 March), two days after he returned from a global forum in Addis Ababa dedicated to the role of women in politics.
With green innovation centres “Made in Germany”, Development Minister Gerd Müller hopes to eradicate world hunger by 2030, while critics warn the biggest winners in the new initiative could be the wrong ones. EurActiv Germany reports.
The world needs to wake up to “the ticking timebomb” of youth unemployment in developing countries and treat the issue as seriously as humanitarian disasters and global efforts to eradicate disease, a group of British MPs has warned.