MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
The first step of our human rights implementation projects has been achieved with the submission of 12 interesting and varied project proposals. We look forward to the implementation of these projects over the next six months!
Jaime Merrick, from UNA-Venezuela, will use the project management skills acquired in Geneva to conduct a project to empower marginalized communities in Caracas.
Elisabeth Matamala, representing Spain, will implement a project aiming at reducing violence in Spain through a country-wide awareness raising campaign.
Naazish Sakauloo, from UNA-Mauritius, will set a similar project in her country, entitled “Domestic Violence We Condemn”, in order to contribute in puting an end to the issue of domestic violence.
Andrea Ivarsson, from UNA-Sweden, Anne Pauna, from UNA-Finland, Ellen Van Damme, from UNA- Belgium and Cecilie Morville from UNA-Denmark have collaborated in setting up a study trip to the Hague and Brussels to foster cooperation between their civil society organisations and raise human rights awareness.
Alba Brojka, from Albania, wishes to fight discrimination towards Roma populations by raising awareness on their right to education and to non-discrimination.
Diljott Kaur, from UNA-India, will set up her “Human Rights Awareness of women in backward areas – A step forward” project, to raise awareness on women’s rights and empowerment in marginalized rural areas in India.
Suvania Naiker, from UNA-South Africa will participate to the efforts of the Human Rights Programme launch designed by her UNA to encourage human rights awareness for Civil Society actors on the eve of the 2016 UPR review.