EASTERN EUROPEAN BORDERS ANNUAL RISK ANALYSIS 2015 PUBLISHED
In 2014, only 0.5% of all illegal border-crossings reported by EU Member States at the external borders took place at the 6 000-kilometre-long eastern borders of the EU, totalling 1 275.
Meanwhile, the economic downturn in Russia led to a decline in regular traffic flows at EU Member States’ borders with the country, with the weakening rouble reducing the number of Russian travellers and shoppers crossing the EU borders. This trend was the most pronounced near the end of last year.
This report covers the period from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014
Overview In line with Strategy 2020 of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Moldova Red Cross Society`s Strategic Plan for the years 2010-2015, the priority directions that the National Society established for 2014 were the following:
Promotion of the humanitarian values and fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement;
Preparedness for and response to natural disasters;
By Sophie Amos
Today on World Health Day, Age Demands Action campaigners in over 35 countries are calling for access to age-friendly health services for older people.
“It is unacceptable that older people around the world often miss out on their right to health because of physical and financial barriers, discrimination, lack of appropriate services and being unaware of their entitlements,” said Toby Porter, HelpAge’s Chief Executive.