Decrofting legislation to tackle specific difficulties owner-occupier crofters are facing when decrofting their land has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament. The Environment and Climate Change Minister Paul Wheelhouse announced recently that the Scottish Government would bring forward a Bill which will amend the crofting legislation. Decrofting land can enable a house to be built [...]
A two-day summit of the G8 has concluded in the United Kingdom capital London, on Friday, announcing further £10 million to tackle sexual violence in conflict, and violence against women and girls especially in DR Congo, Somalia. The UK, under its presidency of the G8, announced that an additional £5million from the Foreign Office; and [...]
The governor of Niger State in northern Nigeria, Babangida Aliyu, has warned that if sufficient measures are not taken to tackle the insecurity plaguing the nation, Nigeria will be consumed by the crises. A report by a Nigerian national newspaper, the Saturday Punch newspaper quotes the governor as saying on Friday at a three-day workshop [...]
When asked what resilience means, the head of city planning for the Philippines’ second largest city, Davao, said that for Filipinos it means how high floodwater reaches before they agree to be evacuated. “In our most recent flooding, that level was chest-high,” said Roberto Alabado III, referring to flooding in mid-January that affected thousands of [...]
The Nigerian government announced that it will address unemployment in the country through the implementation of the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP) that is expected to produce 29,875 readily employable graduates annually and reduce unemployment as well as enhance national security. An official statement on Sunday in Abuja quotes Nigeria’s Minister of Trade and [...]
Minister for Children And Young People Aileen Campbell Announces a Program of Action to Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation in Scotland
A program of action to tackle child sexual exploitation in Scotland was announced this week by Minister for Children and Young People Aileen Campbell.
A panel of experts have come together at the Home Office to discuss ways to tackle female genital mutilation.
Ofcom has announced a plan to tackle the growing problem of nuisance calls, which can cause considerable concern and annoyance for consumers.