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Mind the ‘Gap’! A programme for gender participation in climate policies

By | November 29th, 2017|Chiara Soletti, Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion|

Chiara Soletti At the Conferences of the Parties (COP) for negotiations on climate policy for just under a decade various interest groups - referred to as 'Constituencies' - have existed and operate within the sphere of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to promote policies and projects relevant to their values ​​and [...]

“Where are the Romas?”

By | November 7th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Maria-Daniela Maris|

Maria-Daniela Maris Participation Day Budapest (2017): Empowering Roma through participation. Let us stop looking up to best practices models for a moment. Talking about the integration of the Roma community in Europe and the many challenges that are faced during this process acknowledging and learning from failure may bring a better perspective to the situation. [...]

Minority rights in Ukraine – who cares?

By | September 18th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Muriel Wagner|

Muriel Wagner Largely ignored by western media, the Ukrainian Parlament has just adopted a new education law heavily affecting the use of minority languages in higher education. Their minorities directly being affected, Romania and Hungary have expressed their concerns – where are all the other voices calling in European values, taking a stand for linguistic [...]

On the importance of Independent Living

By | September 5th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Dilyana Deneva|

Dilyana Deneva Do the words “Independent Living” mean anything particular to you? Why do you think the words’ first letters are capital? The answer is simple, yet hard for many people to be understood. Independent Living is the name of a movement, of a philosophy which is a prerequisite for an equal society. The Independent [...]

Anti-Racism World Cup: a goal against discrimination

By | July 11th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Rosa Uliassi|

Rosa Uliassi It has just ended one of my favourite summer initiatives, which has been fighting discrimination and xenophobia for more than twenty years: “I Mondiali Antirazzisti” (Anti-Racism World Cup). This international sport event for racial inclusion, organized by UISP (Italian Union Sport for everyone), takes place every year in the small town of Castelfranco [...]

As long as the Human Family exists, every single Soul must be committed to a worldwide mission of promoting and protecting the rights of all People

By | June 6th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Dominik Bartol|

Dominik Bartol Based on the principle of respect for the individual, the fundamental assumption is that each Person is a moral and rational being that deserves to be treated with dignity. This is what is known in the Society as Human Rights. This fundamental natural law provides the rights that are universal, inalienable, indivisible, interdependent [...]