Sylvain Mossou

Sylvain Mossou

With Masters Degrees in International relations and in International Human Rights Law, Sylvain has professional experience with NGOs, the UN and the European Parliament in the fields of human rights, humanitarian aid, and international development. In particular, he has experience in EU policy, advocacy, research and analysis. Half Gabonese and half Belgian, he is based in Brussels.
    • A child is a child

      Over the recent years, fleeing poverty, violence, persecution and war, the number of refugees and migrants trying to reach European shores has soared. European countries have reacted to the challenges posed by migration by combining internal and external policies whose aim seem to focus on reducing...
    • Where the Paris Agreement falls short

      On 1 June 2017, in the White House Rose Garden, US President Donald Trump decided to follow through on one of his campaign promises by announcing his decision to withdraw the US of the Paris Climate agreement. The central aim of the agreement is to strengthen...
    • Not for their sake

      On the 6th Of April 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that he had ordered a targeted military strike on an airfield in Syria. The strike is said to be a response to the chemical attack which had been allegedly launched by the Syrian Government a...
    • 6 years of suffering

      As diplomacy is stalled, the humanitarian needs are huge. The death toll is approaching 500,000. 13.5 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these, 5.7 million are facing acute needs due to multiple risks to which they are exposed. Furthermore, half of the Syrian...
    • Cuba: the untold story

      A dictator who committed numerous human rights violations, or a hero for his country and the figurehead for social justice and armed struggles across the developing world. Between the Cubans who celebrated the death of a dictator and those who mourned a hero, the question is...
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    Words In The Bucket is a team of global citizens with the common goal of raising awareness and information about issues related to human rights protection, social inclusion, development and environment.

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