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Story Idea for Wednesday 26th of August 2015

August 24, 2015 Posted in : Camara, Education, Migration, Technology, Third World, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, Women's Equality

Wednesday 26th August 2015

Story Idea: ICT empowering girls in education
Expert: John Fitzsimons (Expert in Education and Charitable Organisations) CEO, Camara Education.           
The Hook: Every girl has a right to an education. If you educate a girl, you help create leaders and role models for those in her community to aspire to. Camara Education’s iMlango project will improve education outcomes to 52,000 marginalised girls in 195 schools across Kenya with the introduction of technology in the classroom.
John Fitzsimons is also available to comment on Women’s Equality Day, which is on Wednesday 26th August. (more…)

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Story of the day: Wold Humanitarian Day: Migration in the Mediterranean

August 19, 2015 Posted in : EU affairs, Europe, Experts, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Government, International affairs, Ireland, Journalists, Migration, MSF

Today is World Humanitarian Day and we have an expert available to comment throughout the day.

Story Idea: Recent tragic mass-drownings at sea and disgraceful behaviour by authorities on European soil have put the spotlight on the Mediterranean; where record numbers of people are fleeing brutal wars and insecurity in the Middle East and Africa by attempting the dangerous crossing in un-seaworthy boats. Three Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) search & rescue vessels have saved over 10,600 lives at sea (about 15% of all those saved) but tragically there have been too many drownings and deaths at sea. Our medical teams are also working with refugees and migrants in the port of Pozallo, Sicily and in Kos, Greece; where in-adequate reception facilities exist. The scale of this humanitarian crisis requires Europe to do more for people who risk their lives at sea, and when they reach land in Europe.

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