Mr Davide Bilardi - Additional Representative of New Humanity in Geneva - will participates to the 16th session of the Working Group on the Right to Development in Geneva (27th of April - 1st of May).
This session will be specifically aimend to consider, revise and refine the draft right to development criteria and corresponding operational sub-criteria.
Ms Maria Voce, President of the focolari Movement - on which spirituality New Humanity inspired its actions - participated to the UN high-level thematic debate (21-22 April) on tolerance and reconciliation. She presented an on which she underlined the importance of fraternity as an answer to religious extremism and of religions as important actors in the realisation of one universal human family. Oral Statement
A series of Regional Consultations on the Proposed Draft Declaration on the right of peoples and individuals to international solidarity has been held at the Palais des Nations in Geneve, with the aim of obtaining inputs for the Independent Expert Ms Dandan (20-21 of April). The Additional Representative of NH in Geneva, Mrs Ether Salamanca, also participated, as an expert of international law. She presented an intervention about Integrating Human Rights in International Cooperation. Mr. Jorge M. Dias Ferreira - main representative of New Humanity in Geneva - was also present.
Chantal Grevin - the main representative of New Humanity at the UNESCO in Paris - intervene to a Round-table at the European Parliament of Strasbourg entitled: "Welcome each other in Europe: a call to NON discrimination." the event was organised by the "Religion for Peace" NGO.