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Human Rights Education

Efforts to Launch a Second Decade for Human Rights Education Underway

The Summer University on Human Rights (SUHR), the International Organization for the Right to Education (OIDEL), Soka Gakkai International, along with a few other Geneva-based NGOs have come together in support of Government of Costa Rica's initiative to sponsor a new resolution of the UN Commission on Human Rights aimed at launching a second Decade for Human Rights Education from 2005 to 2014. The main objective of the Decade would be to promote a broader view of human rights education and consider integrating it into the global UN agenda.

In August 2003, experts of the UN Sub-Commission on the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights unanimously adopted a resolution recommending that the General Assembly launch a second Decade in 2004. In recent resolutions, the UN Commission on Human Rights and the UN General Assembly have encouraged governments and non-state actors to continue their efforts towards the achievement of the objectives of the Decade, but, so far, little has been said regarding further action at the international level. As a number of governments have expressed reservations as to the possibility of launching a second Decade, human rights education-focused NGO around the world are currently joining their efforts to convince them to support the launching of the Decade.



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“Give pleasure to your boss!!!”
These days, a new commercial about a new coffee brand appeared on TV. I presume you’ve already seen it. A secretary slips when bringing coffee to her boss, slides down his desk on her stomach to stop in front of him with the coffee in her hand? I am not sure how you react to it, but after I had seen it for the first time I was left with my mouth open. It was a mixed feeling of bewilderment, sickness, disbelief…how could somebody think of something like that? How could nobody react to this commercial?
“Mesecina” and “Arka” work on registering adults
People are born for the second time after obtaining personal documents
Bari, Alisa, Dzejlan and a list of other names are just some of the examples for successful work of the Roma information centers of the humanitarian organization Mesecina from Gostivar. Despite being adults, they have recently been given their first birth certificate and have practically been born for the second time.
Civic resistance for the restarting of the melting plant in Veles
The Green Coalition insists on dislocating the polluter
It was so alive on 16 February in Veles! The event “Veleska pastrmajlija” was taking place at the pizza-bar “Snoopy”. The event has a special purpose – collecting money for the Children Ward at the Town Hospital. The action was organized by the “Focus” Foundation, in cooperation with the municipality of Veles.
Expeditio, Kotor, Montenegro
Our vision is a quality space for better life
We decided to make an unusual interview with three people, as they themselves are unusual, as well as the association they are members of. Aleksandra Kapetanovic, Biljana Gligorovic and Tatjana Rajic are three young architects, who dedicate their creativity, knowledge and enthusiasm to cultural heritage, architecture, spatial planning and the civic sector in Montenegro, particularly focused on Boka Kotorska and its surroundings.
Violeta Tanceva – Zlateva
My attitude towards the language
“People who are of the same origin and who speak the same words and who live and make friends of each other, who have the same customs and songs and entertainment are what we call a nation, and the place where that people lives is called the people's country. Thus the Macedonians also are a nation and the place which is theirs is called Macedonia.”
Armenian community in the Republic of Macedonia
About 110 families cherish both the Armenian and the Macedonian culture
The genesis of the Armenian communities on the territory of today’s Macedonia goes back to the medieval times as can be proved by the numerous papers, traveling notes by foreign travelers who stayed or passed through the towns where among other nations, lived the Armenians.

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