Ecco, nella versione inglese, i titoli e il tg esteri realizzato dall’agenzia DIRE:
CAMPAIGN FOR NEW BILL ON MIGRATION STARTS IN ITALY
Changing immigration policies, with a new focus on legalizing undocumented migrants and measures for the inclusion of asylum seekers and refugees in Italy: that’s the aim of ‘I was a foreign – Humanity that is good’, a campaign spearheaded by the Italian Radicals in collaboration with mayors, associations and NGOs, both of lay and Catholic orientation. In the short term, the goal is to gather 50,000 signatures which are needed in order to present a popular law proposal.
COURSES FOR TEACHING CHINA AT THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY
To teach the history of China thus getting rid of a Eurocentric vision that makes it difficult to offer truly global perspectives: this is the commitment of the Confucius Institute of the Catholic University, which held its first ad hoc training for didactics at its campus in the city of Brescia, in the north of Italyu. Only in the region of Lombardy, courses of Chinese have been activated in over 60 schools.
CINEMARENA, MOVIES IN AFRICAN VILLAGES TO INFORM ON MIGRATION
Movies can help organize debates on migration which are key to make would-be migrants aware of the risks and the opportunities of leaving their home countries. That’s is the idea at the core of CinemArena, an initiative of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation which will start this month. After a first test which took place in Burkina Faso, with hundreds of spectators every evening, CinemArena will move to Senegal.
AMREF UNIVERSITY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS ESTABLISHED IN KENYA
Medical and healthcare courses focusing on public and community health will be held in Nairobi at the University of Amref Health Africa, which got the go-ahead of Kenya’s government this mopnth. According to Githinji Gitahi, Managing Director of the NGO, the new university is a response to the shortage of healthcare professionals and experienced executives in the industry.
SOUTH AFRICA. BLACK WOMAN TAKES HELM OF OIL MULTINATIONAL
For the first time, a Black South African woman became CEO of an oil multinational company. Priscillah Mabelane is now in charge of the operations of British Petroleum in Southern Africa. Twenty-three years after the end of the apartheid regime, South Africa is still coping with an extreme social divide, with the white minority still privileged with respect to the black population.