COP28: Südwind welcomes Austria’s commitment to the Climate Change Adaptation Fund

2023-12-09 13:50:39 Südwind: “35 million is an important step. Now fair climate compensation must follow!” Vienna / Dubai (OTS) – Today, Saturday, Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler made 35 million euros available on behalf of Austria for adaptation measures to the climate crisis at the COP28 world climate conference in Dubai. The money supports particularly … Read more

Austrian integration summit starts on Tuesday (sold out)

2023-12-03 15:15:10 This year the Austrian Integration Summit will take place at the WU Vienna. The event has already sold out, but you can attend via live stream. Vienna (OTS) – Representatives of NGOs, politics, science and other actors from various areas meet at WU Vienna to exchange views on two important topics: labor migration … Read more

AVISO: Inclusion discussions with representatives of the government parties on November 29, 2023

2023-11-27 07:10:32 Exchange with politicians from the ÖVP and the Greens on recommendations for action from the UN Committee of Experts on the Rights of People with Disabilities Vienna (OTS) – Austria ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2008. Their implementation was completed in August 2023 as part of … Read more

Human Rights Violations in North Africa: A Call for Action by International NGO

2023-11-24 20:09:57 According to its website, this international NGO for the protection and promotion of the rights of the Amazighs, whose members come from all the countries of North Africa, drew the attention of the Special Rapporteur, in particular, to the activities of activist defenders. of Human Rights and the subservience of justice to military … Read more

Call for submission: Making civil courage & activism against violence against women visible

2023-11-23 16:35:12 The COMÚN Foundation and the magazine an.schläge are calling for people to submit activities during “16 Days Against Violence”, funding of 1,000 euros and a large portrait as a prize Every year thousands of women in Austria are confronted with violence – it begins with language, continues with physical attacks and far too … Read more

Caritas on International Children’s Rights Day: Protecting children and young people in times of war and conflict

2023-11-19 07:00:05 Knapp: “All children must be protected at all times. This is bindingly regulated by children’s rights and international humanitarian law, and we work towards this every day.” Vienna (OTS) – Around 468 million children, i.e. one in six children worldwide, lived in a conflict area in 2022. Meanwhile, the number of armed conflicts … Read more

Exploitation of Women Prisoners in Japanese Prisons: Human Rights Watch Allegations

2023-11-18 09:27:59 The country’s human rights organization has come forward with allegations that the exploitation of women prisoners in Japanese prisons is increasing. Human Rights Watch made this clear on Tuesday. The organization alleged that women were handcuffed during pregnancy, mothers were kept away from their newborns, and elderly women prisoners were not provided with … Read more

Pensioners Protest Low Wages and Lack of Medical Care at Caracas Shock Headquarters

2023-11-14 18:10:34 A group of retirees protested this Tuesday, November 14, at the administrative headquarters of the ICaracas shockwhere they sold pork to active workers at $6 per kilo, which would be discounted in three parts. Roberto Carpio, from the Ipasme Retirees Association, led the protest with a fast outside the headquarters of the institution … Read more