Ukraine: with EU support, police visit schools to teach children about road safety, substance abuse and bullying
Communicating the reforms is not an easy task. It requires time, plans and creativity. Here, some "numbers" of 2017 stratcomms efforts in Ukraine
"Communicating the fight against corruption" was the second panel that I had the honour to moderate last month in Kyiv. Corruption is multifaceted and, in different countries, it may have different manifestations. Consequently, it presents a complex and persistent communication challenge. Anti-corruption communications should be relevant to the society and resonate with culturally accepted norms, … Continue reading Corruption is the prostitution of power
By Maria Romanenko. Published June 1. Updated June 1 at 10:51 pm Luciano Scambiato Licciardi poses on the terrace of his office in historical Kyiv area of Podil on May 30. Ever since his move to Kyiv three years ago, Scambiato Licciardi has embraced Ukrainian culture by wearing mostly Ukrainian clothing and accessories. Photo by … Continue reading 2 Italian expats fall in love with Ukraine at first sight
Just few days before elections in France, fear takes over emotions with the terroristic attack in Paris. When going to the electoral polls please remember that populism is the fuse of the terrorism. Not just the so called islamic terrorism but any kind. Populistic policies will exclude minorities, will exclude the weak parts of the society creating other kind of extremism on the other side.
You may believe in God or not but surely you believe in people. In this special day, may the world's religions unite in the name of love against any terror.
Women in power or empowering women... does make any difference if you had the bad luck to watch "Let's discuss it on Saturday" (Parliamone Sabato), an Italian TV program aired last Saturday 19 March. The topic of the talk show: why Italian men had good reason to choose east European women over Italian ones.
Fake news is confusing: it spreads fear and hatred and irreparably poisons public discourse. The President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, has launched a petition against fake news, for a truthful reporting.
While Ukraine is on its path of reform process, an example comes from a courageous woman, Larisa Golnyk, that reminds Ukrainians how difficult it is to change the system but mostly, how difficult it is to have courage.