All around the world people are struggling to create a better life for themselves and ensure a better one for generations to come. International human rights law is one of our greatest moral achievements, yet violations of our basic and most fundamental human rights are all too evident. The World Solidarity Forum wants to change that.
We were collaboratively founded by four organisations, namely, the European Youth for Human Rights, The Critique, Empasi and The Institute of Strategic Communication. The founding organisations believe that together we can accomplish more than alone. It is for this reason, and because we believe in collaborative commons, that the WSF was founded to facilitate organisations working collaboratively and in partnership with one another, and to tackle together common challenges. All signatories are therefore committed to ensuring the full and successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The World Solidarity Forum aims to facilitate the sharing of best practices, resources, contacts, and other information pertinent to peace building and human rights more broadly. We believe that effective action requires strong collaboration with shared objectives.
At the World Solidarity Forum, we believe in the respect for human rights and human dignity; in the necessity to foster debate and activism on current situations; and in the resolution of conflict through peacebuilding activities that bring lasting, sustainable peace to local communities around the world.
Our belief is that greater impact can be achieved if we all work together on three primary pillars:
- By developing and implementing awareness campaigns.
- Through advocacy campaigns aimed at both the private and public sector.
- Through civil society activism, putting pressure on elected representatives to follow international law, and to protect constitutional rights.