""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
How will Asia will cope with exploding food demand and the challenges of global warming in the coming years?
Three of Britain’s biggest chains of coffee shops were found to have bacteria from faeces in their ice.
According to an investigation by BBC’s
‘How can we be eating lobster, when only 200 kilometres away, in the last 48 hours, 100 people died of starvation?’.
Immediate action is required to prevent a humanitarian crisis in at least four countries across Africa
A senior humanitarian official is urging both sides in Yemen's civil war to allow more access to the country's ports to let much-needed food, fuel and medicines in.
Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations
Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.
The slaughter will affect farms in three departments in the South West of France, a region famed for its foie gras
The European Commission is launching a new drive to cut food waste in the bloc.
An SOS has been sent out from the UN about food running out in eastern Aleppo in Syria.
Venezuela, a country with the world's largest oil resources, is mired in a crippling economic crisis and tens of thousands of anti-government protesters are demanding fresh elections.
Venezuela’s government has seized a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corporation after the US personal care giant said it was halting production as it was unable to obtain raw…
During a brief border opening tens of thousands of Venezuelans flooded into neighbouring Colombia to buy food and medicine not available in their economically troubled country.
Security forces in Venezuela have arrested at least 400 people after the latest bout of looting and food riots sweeping the country.
MEPs have voted to renew the licence for glyphosate – a chemical widely used in popular weed-killing products – but only for an additional seven
Farmers have put the spotlight on meat prices in France over the past week by blockading roads and supermarkets and stopping imports at the
Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious
UK supermarket giant Tesco has admitted it threw away close to 30,000 tonnes of food – in just six months.
It also said a combination of
Confucius told his disciple Tsze-kung three things are needed for government: weapons, food and trust. If a ruler can’t have all three, said the
Question from Estelle, Brussels:
“After the horse meat scandal, what is Europe doing to ensure food safety?”
Answer by Monique Goyens, Director