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The National Hangeul Museum of Korea Celebrates World Book Day 2024

Since 1995, World Book and Copyright Day has been celebrated across the globe on April 23 every year, a day dedicated to promoting reading, publishing, and copyright. It was designated by UNESCO at its General Conference, which was held in…

Meeting between Chilean authorities and the Chinese province of Sichuan

“Sichuan, much more than pandas”, says the brochure part of the gift pack given to those attending China (Sichuan) – Chile Promotion Conference, and boy, is it true: the ties between our country and this thriving Chinese province are so…

Hunger-stricken West and Central Africa

Hunger continues to grow. According to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), nearly 55 million people are food insecure and 16.7 million children under the age of five are acutely malnourished in West and Central Africa. The region shows…

Kristine Karch: “NATO is a war machine and belongs in the dustbin of history.

Next July, a new NATO summit will take place in Washington DC, USA. NATO recently celebrated its 75th anniversary. Peace organizations from around the world will also gather in the US capital to express their rejection of this military alliance,…

Chronicle of a euthanasia foretold

The press of the civilized world, with its usual “humanity”, tells the story of a young Dutch woman, Zoraya ter Beeke, who will die in May this year, “fulfilling her right to a dignified death”, when she will be euthanized,…

We have always migrated, “children of the earth”.

Introduction In ancient times, in the Stone Age, people had to move from one place to another to move their herds seasonally in search of fresh pasture and water. Transhumance was common in those days. There were no borders, no…

Transformative Education in Latin America and the Caribbean: Horizons and Practices for Social Justice

Between 22 and 26 April, students, teachers, activists and authorities defending the human right to education will gather and mobilize in more than one hundred countries around the world for the Global Action Week for Education 2024 (SAME 2024). Under…

The United States in Ukraine and Gaza: double standards, really?

Should not the silence of the West in the face of the genocide currently underway in Gaza prompt skepticism about the loud cries of moral indignation of this same West in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? Some people…

The relevance – and necessity – of a humanist vision

On 16 April 1993, Mario Rodríguez Cobos, better known by his literary pseudonym SILO, gave a lecture at the Autonomous University of Madrid entitled “Current Vision of Humanism”. Thirty-one years after this event, it is worth asking whether it would…

Non-sexist education: a protective factor against violence against women

On 6 March, the Chamber of Deputies approved the bill “Establishing Measures to prevent, condemn and eradicate gender-based violence against women” in the third constitutional process. A few days later, the Constitutional Court rejected a request by a group of…

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