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Institution: Italian Red Cross

From words to understanding: a solidarity campaign in Italian

Italian Red Cross and Encyclopaedia Treccani launched a campaign to promote humanitarian values through the Italian language. With five definitions – Reception, Migration, Asylum, Dialogue, Humanity – the campaign highlights concepts that are often misinterpreted, and therefore can lead to fear, misunderstanding and disorientation.

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IFRC Policy Brief: Global Compact on Migration

The IFRC welcomes the commitments expressed by UN member states in the New York Declaration for refugees and migrants to respect and pro- tect the safety, dignity and rights of migrants and refugees. We hope now to see the development of a Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration that goes beyond simply repeating these good intentions.

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Evacuations underway in Italy as quake rocks island

At least two people are believed to have died and dozens injured following a magnitude 4 earthquake in the Bay of Naples. Ischia island was the worst hit by the tremor which caused several buildings to collapse including a church and houses. Several people remain trapped under the rubble.

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