Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Refugees Vs. Migrants? The Word Choice Matters

What’s in a name? That is a question journalists, politicians and policymakers are asking themselves in addressing the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Although the terms “refugee” and “migrant” are often used interchangeably, the terms have very different meanings and attach different rights and responsibilities. As a result, it is important to…

EIB backs GBP 100m Southern Water investment

Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank (EIB), has agreed to provide GBP 100 million to improve water supply and waste water treatment in the Southern Water region. The new 10 year loan represents the first ever loan to Southern Water by the world’s largest lender to the water…