Immigration in the world

International migration is a major component of the history of humanity. Since the dawn of time, humans migrate, move, evolve on the planet in freedom. Finally, until the strange concept of borders emerges. At first, there were more natural boundaries between territories, like mountains, rivers. Then came the effective control, mainly military, of a given…

The world is greening since 2000

NASA has published a map showing that since 2000, the world has generally been greening. With astonishing as it may seem, China and India are the main vectors of this greening. When we think that it is precisely those who pollute the most, and have been doing so for decades – a movement that is…

Venezuela: Juan Guaido proclaims himself president of the country

In Venezuela, the president of the parliament Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself president of the country acting while taking an oath today 23 January, anniversary of the fall of the last dictatorship and proclamation of democracy in 1958. A gesture immediately recognized by US President Trump, followed by Canada and the Organization of American States (OAS).…

67 million inhabitants in France in 2019

As of January 1, 2019, France had almost 67 million inhabitants, precisely 66 992 699 according to the latest count of the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE). A slight downward statistical adjustment compared to 1 January 2018 was made by the Institute, which then had a population of around 67.2 million.…

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Difficult alternation of power

After two years of waiting, the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have finally been able to vote to elect a new president. The elections of 30 December 2018, which concerned the presidential, legislative and provincial at the same time, were held in relative calm and were hailed by the international community and…

China’s population continues to rise

China‘s population continues to increase. Slowly, more and more slowly, but it increases again. In a few years, it will begin a decline, but it will not be before ten years, according to the authorities. The peak of population should indeed be reached in 2029, with 1.44 billion inhabitants, against a little less than 1.4…

81 journalists killed worldwide in 2018

Reporters Without Borders has just published its annual report on the state of violations of press freedom worldwide. The number of journalists, citizen journalists and collaborators killed in 2018 in the exercise of their profession reached the figure of 81. In 2017, they had been 74, as in 2016. The most affected countries are logically…

70 years of human rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 is celebrating its 70th birthday today. On December 10, 1948, the 58 Member States that then constituted the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France. 159 years after the first Declaration of the Rights of…

5 million people in Somaliland

Somaliland is an ancien part of Somalia, a country located in the Horn of Africa. Its population is very poor and the State of Somaliland is not recognized by the international community. However, the new country succeeded to build a stable environment for the development of its population, despite the lack of aid from UN…