• 17 May 2019

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    Category : Interview

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    FIIAPP Expatriates: José Maté

    "Only seven Spaniards live in Kyrgyzstan"

    José Maté, on the left, in one of the activities undertaken by EU-ACT

    In this interview, José Maté tells us about his life in Kyrgyzstan. The Chief Inspector of the National Police, currently coordinator of the EU-ACT project in the Central Asian area, has previou...

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  • 17 May 2019

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    Category : Opinion

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    Women with disabilities, united for their rights in Sudan

    Civil society plays a key role in the inclusion of people with disabilities, especially women, in Sudan. The main challenge is that they become aware of their rights, also at institutional level

    Akhyar Omar is the President of the Organization of Women with Disabilities in Sudan

    6% of all Sudanese citizens are disabled. Although there are specific policies and laws aimed at this group, they continue to be discriminated in their communities in relation to accessing services or their rights.

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  • 17 May 2019

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    Are we already carrying out twinning projects in Latin America?

    Gerard Muñoz reflects on the parallels between twinning projects and his experience in coordinating the project to fight against organised crime in Peru

    One of the project's activities in Peru

    Are we carrying out twinning between public administrations in Latin America, as the practice is known in the European Commission?   Formally no, but we have a series of very similar projects which could be considered as a pilot. Of course, these are an opportunity for th...

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  • 17 May 2019

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    “Large-scale corruption requires a global response and cooperation”

    Delia Ferreira is President of the NGO Transparency International and in this interview, she tells us about some advances against corruption as well as challenges that are still pending

    Delia Ferreira, during her presentation at a World Economic Forum event

    How can we bring about a cultural change in our societies regarding the phenomenon of corruption, so that it stops being seen as a natural phenomenon? 

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