Mrs. Maria Giovanna Pietropaolo is the first Italian woman to win the prestigious Henry Dunant Prize for human rights. Her work - “Humanitarian Assistance from the Standpoint of the Human Rights of the Disaster-Affected Individuals: Present and Future Perspectives” - was rewarded as a research work “of undeniable scientific quality.”.
New Humanity, with whom Giovanna has collaborated actively on a variety of initiatives born of the shared ideal of universal fraternity, warmly congratulates her.
Celebrations for the International Day for the eradication of Poverty took place last October the 17th at the UNESCO's Headquarters in Paris.
New Humanity Delegation in Paris offered its contribution to the event, together with other NGOs (as ATD Quarto Mondo and AIC). New Humanity presented an oral declaration by Mr. Adelmo Galindo, from Brazil.
From 29th to 31st October 2013, Paris played host to the eighth UNESCO Youth Forum. 500 young participants assembled there to discuss "Youth and Social Inclusion: Civic Engagement, Dialogue and Skills Development".
For the first time, the event saw the involvement of a delegation of youth section of New Humanity (Youth for a United World), inspired by the work they have been undertaking with the United World Project: their initiative to promote the ideal of universal fraternity all over the world.
Dowload the Educational Agreement for a Fraternal Education
The conference-workshop about Education and Fraternity wich took place in September is now concluded, but the Project of Learning Fraternity continues with lot's of enthusiasm.
Now, everybody became a promoter of a more fraternal education, living the "Educational Agreement for a Fraternal Education" launched at the end of the meeting!
Two young New Humanity members were also among the participants at the 19th edition of the Summer Course promoted by Henry Dunant University College. The title of this edition: "Preparing the post-2015: a development based on Human Rights".
Called on, from 9th to 13th September in Geneva, to reflect upon the future of Human Rights, for our young representatives the event was a unique opportunity to broaden their perspectives and offer an active contribution.