Posts Tagged ‘Refugees’

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement

Solidarity action – Two years after the EU-Turkey statement
… 16/03/2018 – Lesvos – 2 years after the EU-Turkey statement, the local coordination group of refugee and migrant support in Lesvos calls for a solidarity action on Saturday 17 March at 12.00, in Sapfous Square. On 17 March, people will come together all over the world to show solidarity...
March 16th, 2018 | European Union, Immigration, Politics and Government | Read More

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…

Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner…
Marguerite Horner. Insurer MS Amlin honours Marguerite Horner for poignant painting of migrants’ church By James Brewer After surviving an arduous journey across North Africa and the Mediterranean and overland in France, only to be forced to bivouac on waste ground outside the port of Calais, a group...
November 25th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Charity, Exhibitions, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography | Read More

World Economic Forum panel event announce initiative to change the World of Refugee Girls

P&G AND ITS ALWAYS BRAND ANNOUNCE COMMITMENT TO CHANGING THE WORLD OF REFUGEE GIRLS In partnership with UNESCO and Save the Children, P&G and its Always feminine care brand help rebuild the confidence of girls impacted by the Syrian crisis through education and skill development. DAVOS, WORLD...
January 18th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Immigration | Read More

Greek volunteers awarded top UN humanitarian honour for efforts with migrants and refugees

Greek volunteers awarded top UN humanitarian honour for efforts with migrants and refugees
Efi Latsoudi, human rights activist behind PIKPA camp, and Hellenic Rescue Team leader Konstantinos Mitragas, in front of a vast pile of lifejackets in northern Lesvos, a haunting reminder of the dangers faced by refugees who arrived on Greek shores in 2015. Photo: UNHCR/Gordon Welters) 6 September 2016...
September 6th, 2016 | Awards, Organisations, UN | Read More

Consider seafarers during the refugee migration, says the Mission to Seafarers

Consider seafarers during the refugee migration, says the Mission to Seafarers
The Revd Cannon Ken Peters.j Building on its position as the nominated charity for next month’s Posidonia shipping exhibition, The Mission to Seafarers will shine a spotlight on refugee migration by sea and its effect on vessel crewmembers at the show by hosting a seminar on this worrying issue. The...
May 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Immigration, Religion | Read More

Evangelos Marinakis on the BBC: “We Keep on Dreaming of a better future for everyone!”

Evangelos Marinakis on the BBC: “We Keep on Dreaming of a better future for everyone!”
Evangelos M. Marinakis Evangelos Marinakis, the President of Olympiacos F.C recently talked to the BBC about the Club’s admirable initiative to provide assistance to the refugees stranded at the Port of Piraeus. Evangelos Marinakis explained, in a discussion with the BBC World Service reporter, Mr....
April 13th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Scouts of Greece “be prepared” for refugees…

Scouts of Greece “be prepared” for refugees…
We have uploaded many articles on the Migrants issue; we have  also uploaded some unique videos by Konstantinos Milt. Anagnostou  on Chios Ports and berthing of vessels, the art not just of seamanship and navigation, but also the art of berthing… Now, do watch (herebelow) in this video the Scouts...
February 2nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Environment, Immigration, Insight | Read More

One night in Calais…

One night in Calais…
Valentina Del Fuoco One night in Calais: 24-25th October 2015 By Valentina Del Fuoco* The solidarity walk for refugees on the 12th of September saw thousands of people marching through the streets of central London. I stood in one place and waited for the demonstration to pass, trying to capture the...
January 4th, 2016 | Charity, Communication, Immigration, Reports, Story of the Week | Read More

Refugees and migrants braving seas to flee to Europe in 2015 top one million – UN

Refugees and migrants braving seas to flee to Europe in 2015 top one million – UN
A refugee from Syria hugs her crying daughter moments after reaching the Greek Island of Lesvos from Turkey in an inflatable boat. Photo: UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis 30 December 2015 – Refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe by sea this year have passed one million, according to figures just released...
December 30th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Immigration, Reports | Read More

Raising of enormous Greek flag at Chios port

Raising of enormous Greek flag at Chios port
The raising of this gigantic Greek flag at the Port of Chios, on Chios Island, in the eastern Aegean Sea took place the day before the 103rd anniversary of the liberation of this historic, martyred and maritime island from Ottoman rule on the 11th of November 1912. It coincides with the day of the...
November 10th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Events, Immigration, Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, People and Places | Read More

Tourism expert calls at World Travel Market 2015 for Europe to get a grip on refugee crisis

Tourism expert calls at World Travel Market 2015 for Europe to get a grip on refugee crisis
World Travel Market venue. Tourism expert calls at World Travel Market 2015 for Europe to get a grip on refugee crisis,  By James Brewer Europe needs to react more coherently to the refugee crisis and take responsibility for ensuring it does not spiral further. Governments, airlines, hotels, Tripadvisor...
November 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Immigration, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Sigmar Gabriel visits the Port of Duisburg

Sigmar Gabriel visits the Port of Duisburg
Wilhelm Oberste-Beulmann (Managing Director of START Zeitarbeit NRW GmbH), Federal Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Erich Staake (Chief Executive Officer of Duisburger Hafen AG). © duisport/ Heike Kaldenhoff Vice-Chancellor gets first-hand look at leading logistics hub in Central Europe / duisport and START...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter August/September 2015

The EIRA (Energy International Risk Assessment) Newsletter August/September 2015
George Hatzioannou Please find herwbelow the August/September 2015  Issues  8 and 9 of EIRA.    Issues contained and analysed  in this double end of summer edition includes: Financial drivers of oil prices’ volatility Sanctions-free Iran: impact on the hydrocarbon market Will Iran contribute...
September 6th, 2015 | Associations, Energy | Read More

Donors pledge $3.8 billion in aid to people affected by Syria crisis at UN-backed conference

Donors pledge $3.8 billion in aid to people affected by Syria crisis at UN-backed conference
Syrian refugee Shadi was living with a host family in North Lebanon and had returned briefly to Syria to visit family there. Upon returning via an unofficial border crossing, he was injured during an explosion. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2012-0221/Kate Brooks 31 March 2015 – In an expression of solidarity with...
March 31st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, HR, Military, Organisations, Reports, UN | Read More

International union mission urges transparency in aid distribution for refugees in Turkey

International union mission urges transparency in aid distribution for refugees in Turkey
International trade union representatives on a fact-finding mission to the Turkish-Syrian border found local authorities struggling to support Kurdish refugees fleeing the barbaric violence of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, and called for greater transparency on how Turkey has spent and distributed...
December 18th, 2014 | Associations, ITF | Read More

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN

More than 300 die in boat tragedies on Mediterranean, marking year’s deadliest week – UN
Photo: UNHCR/M. Sibiloni 26 August 2014 – The past few days have been the deadliest this year for people making irregular crossings on the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reporting that at least 300 people have died in successive boat tragedies. “In...
August 26th, 2014 | Associations, Civil Unrest, Corruption, European Union, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, Reports, Safety and Security, UN | Read More