Tribute to the victims of
terrorist attacks worldwide
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Mariela Baeva
Mariela Baeva
Member of the European Parliament for Bulgaria
2007 - 2009
(first direct EP elections in Bulgaria);

LEED to OECD partner (Nanotech)

News of the Day

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

Madrid jails Catalan separatist leaders pending investigation

Mogadishu truck bomb: 500 casualties in Somalia’s worst terrorist attack

North Korean UN envoy says ‘nuclear war may break out at any moment’

UN report on Rohingya hunger is shelved at Myanmar’s request

credit: The Guardian

 

 Alarm: “By 2030, there will be 800 million children – half the children in the world – who will not finish school with any qualifications whatsoever. That is indeed a crisis that has got to be dealt with.” – Gordon Brown, former UK PM

Positive: On September 14, 2017, big headline comes relating to Syrian refugee childrenTurkey reveals how 660,000 Syrian refugee children will move into state schools (credit: theirworld.org)

Info: Bangladesh to build one of world’s largest refugee camps for 800,000 Rohingya (credit: The Guardian)

Rohingya crisis: Finding out the truth about Arsa militants (credit: BBC)

Aung San Suu Kyi unveils relief plans for Rohingya Muslims (credit: The Guardian)


Charter 4 Mobile

Charter 4 mobile

Anyone interested in fundamental rights in the European Union (EU) can now have easy access to the text of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in all official languages on their mobile device: http://fra.europa.eu/en/charter4mobile



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“The challenge of providing adequate food, shelter, health care, and education for those living in poverty throughout the world is formidable. More than a billion people live in extreme poverty. The situation of children in many countries is critical as a result of poverty, armed conflicts, displacement, and economic and sexual exploitation. National and international mechanisms and programs for the defense and protection of children should be strengthened in line with the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which has been ratified by almost every country in the world.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is just one of the major advances that have been made in the legislative and normative field since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.”

by Mary Robinson President of Ireland (1990–97) and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997–2002). Excerpts from Children and Human Rights article.

 

Project idea

An anthology of short stories or excerpts of short novels, diaries, essays inspired by cases with or dedicated to innocent casualties of armed conflicts  – children.

Project expected impact

To preserve the historical memory and express an acute sensitivity to injustice.

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