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13.12.2013

Mandela: The Man and the Movement

Mandela: The Man and the Movement

Nelson Mandela’s passing last week at the age of 95 has been met with a global outpouring of remembrance and reflection. A giant of modern human history has died. Mandela is rightly remembered for his remarkable ability to reconcile with his oppressors, and the political prescription his forgiveness entailed for… »

06.12.2013

Nelson Mandela: the revolutionary humanist who gifted humanity with hope

Nelson Mandela: the revolutionary humanist who gifted humanity with hope

The world has witnessed the departure of Nelson Mandela, on 5 December 2013. The death of Mandela, a humanist, a freedom fighter, a leader, is a great loss for the entire world. His life, his struggle for a better South Africa and world, his entire existence gave hope to the… »

01.12.2013

Crisis council of the association of displaced Roma and Egyptians from Kosovo in Montenegro

Crisis council of the association of displaced Roma and Egyptians from Kosovo in Montenegro

CRISIS COUNCIL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF DISPLACED ROMA AND EGYPTIANS FROM KOSOVO IN MONTENEGRO PRESS RELEASE TIRED OF WAITING FOR JUSTICE AND RIGHTS, AND THE RIGHT TO DECIDE ON THEIR OWN DESTINY… »

27.11.2013

International Day(s) for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Orange the World!)

International Day(s) for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Orange the World!)

“I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime. I applaud leaders who are helping to enact and enforce laws and change mindsets. And I pay tribute to all those heroes around the world who… »

27.11.2013

Ibero-American Female Judges Meet in Bolivia

Ibero-American Female Judges Meet in Bolivia

La Paz, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) More than a hundred delegates from 11 countries will participate in the XIV Ibero-American Meeting of Female Judges, which will be inaugurated today in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba. The objective of the meeting, scheduled until Saturday, is to identify strategies to ensure women… »

19.11.2013

International Day for Tolerance 16 November

International Day for Tolerance 16 November

In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution 51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities directed towards both educational establishments and the wider public. This action followed on the United Nations Year for Tolerance, 1995, proclaimed by the UN General… »

05.11.2013

What is at stake is the life and death of thousands of people

What is at stake is the life and death of thousands of people

“FortressEurope” is Gabriele Del Grande’s blog. Gabriele’s blog subheading writes: “For six years I have been travelling around the Mediterranean sea, along the European borders, in search for the stories that make History. The History that will be studied… »

04.11.2013

11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP 11)

11th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP 11)

MSM AND TRANSGENDER PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAMME Date: Sunday 17th November 2013 Location: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC) Once again, APCOM is hosting its popular pre-conference focusing on MSM and transgender young people. This stand-alone one-day event is conveniently hosted at the same venue as the main conference, the Queen… »

02.11.2013

Gypsies in Israel struggle to rise above circumstances

Gypsies in Israel struggle to rise above circumstances

  The story of Maria, the fair-haired child found recently with Gypsies in Greece, has exacerbated the already negative reputation of Europe’s Gypsy minority, which suffers from poverty and lack of education and now has to thwart accusations of child trafficking. “This is just an opportunity to attack the whole… »

01.11.2013

Saudi women day of protest against driving ban

Saudi women day of protest against driving ban

About 60 women across Saudi Arabia drove cars on Oct 26 in defiance of a driving ban in an attempt to change their status. The campaign’s message is that driving should be a woman’s choice. The struggle is rooted in the kingdom’s hard-line interpretation of Islamic Law. Although there is… »

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