On 30th October last, in the Library of the Palais des Nations in Geneva, the conference "Hope or Utopia? The Civilization of Love" took place. The event marked the celebration of the figure of Pope Paul VI at the UN, through the presentation of the book "The civilization of love according to Paul VI" and the participation of important authorities and academics. Also present was Dr. Jorge M. Dias Ferreira, chief representative of New Humanity in Geneva, who, on behalf of his NGO, gave the closing speech.
Living Peace is the path of Peace Education of New Humanity and El Rowad American College (Egyt). It involves children and teens from 5 to 18 years old, with the primary purpose to cooperate together to construct a "network" of peace in the world.
Dead line for inscribing your class, community, family, institution, or association is November 15, 2014 (on the official website of the Project).
General Presentation of the Project
A booklet for Peace Education
On 18th September 2014, a Discussion on “The Child and Religion” was held at the International Bureau of Education in Geneva. The event also saw the participation of Dr. Jorge M. Dias Ferreira, chief representative of New Humanity in Geneva, with a speech entitled: “The objectives of education in the Convention on the Rights of the Child: a pedagogical view”.
Download the speech: Les buts de l'éducation dans la Convention des droits de l'enfant: un regard pédagogique (French)
It took place in Abidjan the 30th and 31st of July 2014 the last event of the UNESCO's Partner NGOs international Forum.
There was also New Humanity among the 24 ngos which were promoting the event. These edition was entitled "Water acession for all in Africa, a Fundamental Human Right - Women and children as protaagonists of these Objective".
At the end of the Let's Bridge Project, New Humanity opened its new You Tube account launching the video-spot Let's Bridge for a United World.
It was realized by some Youth of New Humanity from various coutries of the world in order to promote their engagement in building 'bridges' of fraternity with all. Their main goal is indeed realizing what is enounced in the article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.