Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
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My heart is in this stone
In the United Nation’s Human Rights Building in Geneva, in the main entrance hall, we are... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

How do we empower people?
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The crown of peace
When I was a child my mother always used to say that “the best way to respond to violence is... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty
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THEME OCTOBER 17, 2019
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the United Nations... Find out more

International Relations

Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
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« Making Human Rights work for people living in extreme poverty »
‘‘We must all work together to advance the rights of those living in extreme poverty... Find out more

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The crown of peace

When I was a child my mother always used to say that “the best way to respond to violence is with peace” and “if you have friends who love peace then work with them to spread the word”. I remember the day when she set up a big blackboard at home, headed “love and peace chart”, with a column for each child. At... Read more
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We are making our contribution

Since I was a child, I have been around street children whom my parents support. Sometimes they would stay and have lunch with us. Theater has also been with me since I was a child: I studied anthropology while wanting to be a great actor. My first experience with a group of children made me understand that my vocation was not to be a great actor... Read more
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My heart is in this stone

In the United Nation’s Human Rights Building in Geneva, in the main entrance hall, we are struck by a marvelous, shiny sculpture. It looks like an antique vessel filled with small stones. On its top, there is a mobile: sails? twigs? This vessel – in the form of a tree – is filled, just like a treasure, with the precious stones... Read more
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When the theatre is a second family

In Algeria, there is a distinct lack of cultural facilities for young people. The only place in which they can express themselves is out on the streets. But they are nonetheless keen to take part in theatre, music, art and all other kinds of cultural and artistic expression. Azzedine joined the youth club in his home town at an early age,... Read more
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Children push us and engage us

In Madrid, the children of the Tapori Ventilla group heard their mothers talking vividly to each other. They were talking about the European Social Charter. But what is this charter? The children decided to find out more. It is not easy to understand a text written for adults, but they decided not to give up: if you don’t know the rights,... Read more
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