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Mariela Baeva
Mariela Baeva
Member of the European Parliament for Bulgaria
2007 - 2009
(first direct EP elections in Bulgaria);

LEED to OECD partner (Nanotech)

News of the Day

Alarm: “By 2030, there will be 800 million children – half the children in the world – who will not finish school with any qualifications whatsoever. That is indeed a crisis that has got to be dealt with.” – Gordon Brown, former UK PM

Alert: In Turkey, Syrian child “has to work to survive.” Thousands of youths toil in factories, not in school, to provide for families – International New York Times. Positive: On 19.01.17, big headline comes from TurkeyMore than half of Syrian refugee children now in schools in Turkey 


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20 years on: children in conflict zones are still being killed, maimed, recruited and abused                                                        

20 years on: children in conflict zones are still being killed, maimed, recruited and abused (theirworld.org)

In the Hug of Arms/PEN International

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureates

The Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Malala at U.N.: Taliban failed to silence us – CNN.com (July 12, 2013)

Winner of the Sakharov Prize 2013

 

 Youparle.eu                https://gogetfunding.com/armed-conflict-anthology-part-II-supplement-of-fundamental-national-stories/

Top-50-global-personalities-with-an-outstanding-commitment-to-diversity –
http://bnr.bg/horizont/post/100693941/mariela-baeva-edinstveniat-predstavitel-ot-iztochna-evropa-v-klasacia-na-ikonomist

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You spoke. They promised. Send Yalla’s message to world leaders:

One year on: what’s happened and what remains to be done.

Syrian refugee children in and out of school (data from TheirWorld.com):

At the end of 2016, there were 1.6 million registered Syrian refugees of school age in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan.

  • TURKEY: 491,896 in school, 380,000 out of school, 871,896 total (ages 6-18)
  • LEBANON: 200,000 in school, 277,034 out of school, 477,034 total (ages 3-17)
  • JORDAN: 170,000 in school, 91,000 out of school, 261,000 total

 

Will you join me in signing the petition to make sure it’s a brighter future?

 

Add your name. Support the campaigns:

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/former-mep-backs-campaign-provide-education-refugee-children#.Uz5-uSyKDIV

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/former-mep-fights-bring-back-our-girls-campaign

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/opinion/malala-yousafzai-deserves-nobel-peace-prize

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/blog/eu-must-demand-safe-return-nigerian-schoolgirls

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/blog/syrian-refugee-children-deserve-chance-education

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/blog/eu-must-prevent-tax-fraud-financing-terrorism 

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/blog/schooling-helps-syrias-refugee-children-maintain-hope-face-conflict

 

 

On This Day

The scene after an IRA bomb exploded at the Aldershot headquarters of the Parachute Regiment,1972: IRA bomb kills six at Aldershot barracks
Five women and an army priest are killed in an IRA bomb attack on army premises in Hampshire.

credit: BBC

George Washington, oil painting by Gilbert Stuart, 1796; in the White House. Called the “Father of His Country,” George Washington, general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775–83) and first president of the United States (1789–97), was born this day in 1732.

credit: Encyclopaedia Britannica

 

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