Daily Archives: April 24, 2015

Top picks: Migrant boats, Islamic State and World Bank controversy

LONDON, 24 April 2015 (IRIN) – Welcome to IRIN’s weekly assortment of noteworthy humanitarian journalism and research, compiled by the editorial team.

Five to read:


La première conférence du programme Mandela Washington Fellowship réunit les boursiers à Accra

WASHINGTON, le 24 avril 2015 / PRNewswire – Plus de 150 jeunes leaders provenant de 21 pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest se réuniront à Accra, au Ghana, la semaine prochaine pour partager leur expertise et s’engager sur les questions qu’ils ont

Kidnapped Aid Workers Killed in US Drone Strike

The Obama administration said today that a drone strike in Pakistan in January intended for al Qaeda targets also killed an American and Italian aid worker. The America, Warren Weinstein, was a USAID contractor. The New York Times pays a …

Malaria: a persistent health threat that we must face head on

On World Malaria Day, Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety and Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation highlight a persistent global health threat that must