The period between December 10th 2018 and November 20th 2019 is a very important period about human rights. This time, almost one year, is between the 70th anniversary of the universal declaration of the human rights and the 30th anniversary of the convention of New York about children rights.
By coincidence, in this period there is even the 150th anniversary of the Gandhi’s birth, so it i salso an important symbolic moment to talk about non violence.
2019, the International Year of Moderation as decided by the United Nations General Assmbly on December 8th 2017, another reaon to promote in this year dialogue and tolerance, and to reflect abot this topic.
For all these reasons, the Osservatorio Sguardo Sul Mondo decided to promote a calendar of events, with many dates, from deceber 10th 2018 to november 19th 2019 with a smalla anticipation on november 20th 2018. The title of this serie of events is “70&30=100%HumanRights”
The main moments of this year will be
- 2 panel discussions (one on march 1st about discrimination, one on june 4th about children rights)
- 2 aperitifs (one on mays 16th on the international day to live together in peace and one on october 24th on the international day of the United Nations and third anniversary of foundation of the observatory)
- 2 flash mobs (one on may 9th in the Day of Europe, one on October 2nd on the 150th anniversary of Gandhi)
While these events will happen, the Osservatorio Sguardo Sul Mondo will carry on 2 important projects: one to put one DAE for each municipality of Genoa and a vacination campaing in Africa.
The Osservatorio Sguardo Sul Mondo will obviously partecipate even to other events during the year, news about these events will be published later.
CALENDARIO EVENTI PRINCIPALI
NOVEMBRER 20TH 2018 – 29TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NY CONVENTION
On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the New York Convention, the Observatory will send a letter to the US Authorities, calling attetion to the importanche of the main document about the rights of children, inviting them to promot the signature and ratification. Letters that won’t be possible transmit by e-mail, will be sent by ordinary mail from Monte Gazzo, place that UNICEF Genoa will declare on that day “mountain friend of children”.
DECEMBER 10TH 2018 – 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
December 10th 2018 will symbolically represent the starting point fo a journey that will connect the septenate of the Universal declaration of Human Rights and the Thirtieth Anniversary of the New York Declaration on the Rights of Children. On that day the observatory will release a press statement announcing the main dates of this year and an ad hoc page will be lauched to report and tella bout the evnts organized by the observatory and those to which the observatory will partecipate.
MARCH 1ST 2019 – INTERNATIONAL ANTIDISCRIMINATION DAY
On the occasion of the International Anti-Discrimination Day, the Observatory will promote a public meeting on this issue, asking for the partecipation of those committed in this issue. The meeting will take place in Genoa and will be publicized in the previous weeks. A video will be made and will be posted online with subtitles to be availlable for as many people as possible.
MAY 9TH 2019 – THE DAY OF EUROPE
On May 9th 2019, on the occasion of the European Day, the observatory will promote initiatives, whose calendar will be defined in early 2019. The events include a flashmob in Genoa.
16 MAGGIO 2019 – GIORNATA MONDIALE DEL VIVERE INSIEME IN PACE
On the occasion of the International day to live togheter in peace and a few days before the world day of cultural diversity (may 21st) the observatory will promote an aperitif aimed at creating an opportunity to meet different communities and different cultures.
JUNE 4TH 2019 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF INNOCENT CHILDREN VICTIM OF AGGRESSION
On the occasion of the International Day of Innocent Children Victim of Aggression, the observatory will promote a public meeting on the rights of childrend, inviting people and organization the most involved in this topic. The meeting will take place in Genoa, a video will be posted online with subtitles to be availlable for as manu people as possible.
OCTOBER 2ND 2019 – GANDHI 150
During this special year of activity, on October 2nd will be the 150th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth. On this occasion the Observatory will promote a day of celebration that will begin in front of the Gandhi’s statue in the Old Port of Genoa.
Between November 20th 2018 and September 20th 2019 the observatory will collect documentations, thoughts and images on the theme of non-violence. The material will merge into a digital publication and will be subject of a meeting promoted during the day of October 2nd 2019. Observatory will also consider to organise an expo.
The material must be accompanied by the express indication that the author authorizes the observatory to use ain a not commercial way the material dor pubblication and exhibitions and for the public meetings.
10 OTTOBRE – GIORNATA MONDIALE CONTRO LA PENA DI MORTE
Come di consueto la data del 10 Ottobre continua ad avere un’importanza centrale per l’Osservatorio. Nel corso dell’anno saranno definite le attività da portare avanti in questa occasione.
OCTOBER 24TH 2019 – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE UN AND ANNIVERSARY OF THE OBSERVATORY
On the third anniversary of foundation of the observatory, will be organised an apertitif
END OF OCTOBER – WEEK FOR THE WORLD PARLIAMENT
The organization of the week for the world parliament will be decided during the year coordinating with other organizations suporting the worl parliament action.
NOVEMBER 20TH 2019 – 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NY CONVENTION
The most important day of this period, with several initiatives, will be organised during the 2019 even with other organizations .