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Newsletter

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - No. 28
News & Interviews
Riace welcomes migrants and refugees to grow
Riace, the town where migrants made the best difference, endangered

In Riace, mayor Mimo Lucano went on hunger strike to protect his citizens, 400 of whom are refugees and migrants that have brought back to life a depopulated town 

Yves Kamuronsi
Yves Kamuronsi: "Rwandans chose to talk about the genocide regardless of how painful that was"

Twenty years after the genocide, Tutsis and Hutus have begun to call themselves Rwandans.

Earth Overshoot Day poster
Since 1st of August we are ecologically indebted with the Earth

It has been named Overshoot Day, the day of excess. Meaning this is the day when humanity consumes all of the resources that the Earth is able to generate in a year, and therefore, we surpass the limit.

Justice and Peace Barcelona.   Source: Justice and Peace Barcelona
Barcelona will host the international seminar of Justice and Peace Europe

With the title “Water: a source of life A Human Right and a responsibility for Europe”, this meeting will be part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Justice and Peace Barcelona and the General Commission of Justice and Peace Spain.

Wellington will host the LGBTI world conference.
40 years and a new LGBTI world conference

ILGA will be holding a new world conference in March 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital.

It's an initiative to promote sport and physical activity all around Europe.
Organizations, the main players of the European Week of Sport

Proposals can be made for different activities; sports or other such as meetings, workshops, seminars or exhibitions, from 23 to 30 September.

Opinion
We choose not to remain silent

In Italy, Spain and other countries we see racist and xenophobic speeches and policies rising, aggressions and violence against migrant people and activists being normalized… just like we are back to our darkest times.

Discrimination against transsexuals and transgender people, a very real problem

Although last June transsexualism stopped being considered a mental disease, the levels of transphobia around the world are alarming and worrying.

Why going to rainy Denmark in September? Aarhus Volunteer Festival is the answer!

Francesca from Italy and Uliana from Ukraine are two EVS Volunteers working in the Aarhus 2018. They invite you to participate in the event.

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