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Indigenous peoples and the Bellido Plan: rhetoric, gaps and dangers

Source: Servindi. 1 September 2021. By Roberto Espinoza* Prime Minister Guido Bellido’s message contains five references to indigenous peoples, but they remain “rhetorical and symbolic” because they do not include concrete measures in favour of their rights and historical aspirations.…

Urgent Call for a Global Pact to protect 80% of the Amazon by 2025

We, the indigenous peoples of the Amazon Basin, through our ancestral knowledge and wisdom, have been protecting the Amazon for millennia. We have been joined in this struggle by environmental and human rights organisations and the scientific community have joined…

Interview with COPEHU Peru: Education needs to respond to the sensitivities of the new generations

In the Peru of the bicentenary, new challenges are opening up and, in this sense, it is a new historical moment where rethinking education is a necessity for those of us who aspire to overcome violence. We know that the…

Professor Castillo: from the charm of symbols to the harsh reality of politics

Professor Pedro Castillo’s biggest challenge is “not to disappoint those who gave him victory”, writes anthropologist Rodrigo Montoya Rojas. “On its way, the government will discover how many of its promises are possible or not, and it will have to…

Peru: Everything changed in 10 days…

By Madeleine John Only two weeks ago the state was synonymous with bureaucracy, inefficiency, and corruption. With all the last presidents in prison under house arrest, with extradition orders or suicides, the disbelief in the political class was total. Last…

VI International Symposium “Finding New Paths”: The new paradigms are already in action! (Day. 2)

On the second day of the VI International Symposium organized by the World Center for Humanist Studies (CEHUM), the event allowed the presentation of the world problem in the political, social, cultural and environmental aspects. Proposals for change were also…

VI WCHS International Symposium- Breaking New Ground (Day 1)

In the Place of Memory (LUM), Lima, the VI International Symposium of the World Center for Humanist Studies – “Making New Ways”, organized by CEHUM-New Civilization (Peru), was inaugurated. The inauguration was given by Walter Chung, representative of CEHUM. The…

Trump, a catastrophe or a catalyst for change?

By Ana Carvallo With the nail-biting inauguration of January 20th rapidly approaching, many feel a gut-wrenching sense of unease at the prospect of an inexperienced, loud-mouthed and rather vulgar successor leading America into 2017. Of course, over here in Europe…

Science, belief, meaning and objectification

By Javier Zorrilla Eguren & Edmundo De la Torre Ugarte Humanist Centre of Studies, New Civilisation, Lima-Perú We usually understand science as an activity that interprets and transforms the world based on the logical organisation of data, validated by a…