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Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - No. 29
News & Interviews
The collective with intellectual disability is one of the most marginalized in the world, according to WHO
The collective with intellectual disability is one of the most marginalized in the world, according to WHO

In the world, there are more than 1.000 million people living with some type of disability, a figure that represents 15% of the total population. Prevalence is still greatest in developing countries.

NGOs act to address the emergency caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia
NGOs act to address the emergency caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

So far the authorities have registered 5.000 missing persons and 1.763 deaths in this earthquake that is already considered the worst natural disaster in the country since 2004

Antoni Soler is currently the president of FundiPau
Antoni Soler: "We are heirs of a culture where the use of violence has been justified"

Interview with the president of FundiPau to discuss the concept of world peace and how to resolve non-violent conflicts.

Sira Ruiz
Sira Ruiz Nogales: ‘The caravan is a global solidarity experience’

The 'Obrim Fronteres Caravan' is fighting for human rights, travelling different territories and denouncing the human tragedy of forced migration. We talk about this with one of its activists.

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Prize 2018

The Norwegian Committee has awarded the award to the Congolese gynecologist and the activist 'Yazidí' for its fight against sexual violence.

Augsburg will host the conference.   Source: Wikipedia
Augsburg will host the IAVE's world volunteer conference

The event, which takes place from 16th to 20th october, is a gathering point for volunteer leaders from throughout the world and people who share a commitment to volunteering.

Opinion
Peace, an irrevocable aspiration

It is evident that war or violence is not a fatality or an external fact; it is the result of human actions. For this very reason, peace depends on personal and collective behaviour, which is our responsibility, the result of our freedom.

International mobility at Probens

The objective of these programs is for young people to develop skills that will be useful when they return to improve your personal and professional situation.

Community art: label or real impact? Fad or permanent transformation?

This type of art grows strong from the need to legitimize culture as a fundamental part of the process to recover and identify the community.

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