Nicoletta Varani

Nicoletta Varani
Università degli Studi di Genova | UNIGE · Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione (DISFOR)

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Through this contribution of a geopolitical approach, the author intends to propose an updated and accurate framework on the relations between China and Africa as well as some critical reflections on various geopolitical and geo-economic aspects concerning the intense development of the diversified economic relations between China and the different...
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Unaccompanied migrant minors are youth under the age of 18 who migrate alone, traveling separately from both parents. These youth may be asylum seekers, recognized refugees, or other externally displaced persons. Unaccompanied migrant minors have become an increasingly prevalent global issue. However, this phenomenon might be better understood cons...
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Note introduttive.-In Africa, il Covid-19, si è diffuso in quasi tutti i Paesi lentamente ma progressivamente e la comunità scientifica interna-zionale sta vagliando alcune ipotesi su come l'Africa potrebbe contrasta-re l'impatto dell'epidemia grazie a un'ipotetica immunità genetica al SARS-CoV-2, o grazie alle calde temperature che potrebbero rall...
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Sustainability became a leading concept in tourism development practice and research. Several studies have shown the relationship between sustainability choices and value orientation. However, there is a lack of studies that explore how autonomous motivation, based on the satisfaction of the basic psychological needs, might predict sustainability a...
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Through an interdisciplinary contribution, the authors intend to propose an updated framework of the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent and some critical reflections on various geopolitical and geo-anthropological aspects concerning the new vulnerabilities associated with the pandemic crisis in Africa and the importance of c...
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The mobility of people is an important theme of geographical research because immigrant currents profoundly transform regional models, mainly urban areas, configuring themselves as a factor of social destabilization, as they change the composition of the population, triggering processes of mutual cultural contamination that are projected on the ter...
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The contribution intends to present a framework as updated as possible on Azerbaijan, a country of which we are hearing more and more but not very well known and known to most, trying to provide an overview of what Azerbaijan is today, paying particular attention to the history of this interesting country in order to understand what it is today and...
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Tourism remains a very vulnerable sector and sensitive to both internal and external impacts, such as economic and social crises, natural disasters, epidemics and diseases, national and international conflicts. Among these, the most alarming threat in the 21st century remains terrorism. In this sense, this paper aims to study the effects of the inc...
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The phenomenon of migration has always existed during the history of man since the beginning of time, just think of the history of the diaspora of the Jewish people until the great migrations of the nineteenth century which involved several European peoples, including Italians, Germans, Poles, and non-Europeans, such as the Japanese, heading to Nor...
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Planetary interdependence makes the task of states and international organizations to guarantee security inside and outside national borders ever more urgent. The tendency is to widen the space from national to international and to conceive of security as multidimensional for the satisfaction of human needs, assumed as priority needs with respect t...
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agenzie delle Nazioni Unite, Fao (Organizzazione mondiale per il cibo e l'agricoltura) e l'Oms, stabiliscono attraverso il lavoro di una commissione internazionale di EMERGENZA CIBO E CARESTIE ALIMENTARI IN AFRICA SUB-SAHARIANA EMERGENCY FOOD AND FAMINE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Riassunto-Questo contributo si basa su quattro parole chiave: sicurezza al...
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According to the Worl Report on Ageing and Health, the world0's population aged over 60 years will go to nearly 2 billion from the current 900 million; Japan is the country with the longest life expectancy, Italy is second in the world and first in Europe. These demographic changes pose social and health problems that must be addressed not so much...
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italiana. Da sempre i geografi hanno manifestato interesse per l'organizzazione del terri- torio mettendo a punto analisi ambientali sempre più articolate e approntando le metodologie. La ricerca geografica in questi ultimi decenni si è andata integrando con quella di altre scienze, fisiche e umane, interessate allo studio del territorio. Durante q...

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According to the World Report on Ageing and Health, the world's population aged over 60 years will go to nearly 2 billion from the current 900 million; Japan is the country with the longest life expectancy, Italy is the second in the world and first in Europe. These demographic changes pose social and health problems that must be addressed not so much from a welfare point of view as by spreading lifestyles that minimize the period of non-self-sufficiency of an individual's life. The TEMPUS Project CTAE aim is to promote active ageing through Education and Social Inclusion using a multidisciplinary approach and collecting evidence of good practice from different countries.
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Development, accumulation and care-taking of human capital through life-long learning promotion and social inclusion of elderly people into the system of informal and continuing education in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine.