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The Communication Strategy Of The European Parliament: An Interview With Former Director-General Juana Lahousse

By | March 6th, 2017|Anna Elena Maria Ferrari, Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development|

Anna Elena Maria Ferrari Juana Lahousse has been in charge of the communication of the European Parliament since 2007. In February 2017 she left the office to former Parliament’s spokeperson Jaume Duch Guillot. I had the chance to interview her when she was still in charge, in occasion of the European Youth Event 2016 at [...]

More than 8 kilometers to reach school on unpaved and dangerous roads

By | January 10th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Shady Rabhi|

Shady Rabhi One of the hundreds of subjects that the revolution of 2011 in Tunisia helped uncover, is school dropouts among children. A subject, among many that the ancient regime that ruled the country for more than 23 years was mainly the cause of its raising because of its unjust and unconsidered policies.  According to [...]

The Klandestini Rent Spike theory

By | November 10th, 2016|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Kenneth Spiteri|

Kenneth Spiteri It was recently explained to me that the reason for the increase in rent prices in Malta over the past years is due to those 'Klandestini-what-do-you-call-them-Refugees', as they are sometimes referred to here. Rent prices in Malta have increased quite significantly in the past years and the augmentation has now spread from the [...]

Poverty + Employment = Development

By | November 8th, 2016|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Salome Lemonjava|

Salome Lemonjava In Georgia minimum wage since 2007 has increased from 6.4% to 10.1%. These figures only extend to registered residents reported by Georgian statistics national service. International Monetary Fund on April 4-th of 2015 issued economic development prognosis of its member countries. According to the research, average annual income for each inhabitant in Georgia [...]

“In a well governed society, poverty is something We should all be ashamed of…”

By | September 14th, 2016|Citizen Journalist, Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Dominik Bartol|

Dominik Bartol Photo source: Pixabay Such an interesting word. Isn't it?'Poverty'. It almost sounds like there is some sort of 'power' that is implied to the ones that are trapped in the demonic hands of poverty. In the world where the time is money and money is power, it is a word that [...]