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Events Archives – World Solidarity Forum

“Human Rights in Danger: Tensions and Security in Asia”

Introduction On the 19th of September 2019, the World Solidarity Forum (WSF) held a conference called “Human Rights in Danger: Tensions and Security in Asia”. For this event, the WSF invited the following speakers:  Shamila Mahmood (Conflict expert that worked with both the Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan governments, International Law expert) Júlia Zomignani

“Ending gender-based violence – International Collaboration and Challenges”

Introduction On the 23rd of September 2019, the World Solidarity Forum (WSF) held a conference called “Ending gender-based violence – International Collaboration and Challenges”. For this event, the WSF invited the following speakers:  Giacomo Orsini, Post-doctoral lecturer at UCLouvain Thamara Cruz, Founder of Siempre NGO Ali Raza Syed, Director of Council of Kashmir This conference

Human Rights and Displacement: The Adverse Effects of Climate Change

The climate change consequence even populists can’t ignore It comes as no great shock that climate change deniers are often the same crowds who oppose migration. But what happens when the climate changes populists refuse to acknowledge actually fuel the fire they fear so much? The World Solidarity Forum (WSF) hosted a panel discussion at

The Right to Education: How can we Improve it?

This December 10th, will be the 71st anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As part of this celebration of equal respect of human lives, World Solidarity Forum (WSF) wants to highlight a key part of the future of any society aspiring to these high ideals, education. The period between 2000

100 Years of Covering Conflict

The presumed murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi makes 2018 the deadliest year for journalists in decades, according to Reporters without Borders, raising important questions about press freedom and role of media in an increasingly complex and fraught global landscape. 2018 also marks a century since the emergence of modern war reporting. From the

The Shifting Status of Asylum Seekers in the EU

In a crucial political moment where high-ranked national politicians pride themselves of charging against NGOs rescuing migrants at sea, the issue of migration seems to have become a key factor behind the rise of a new wave of extremist populist platforms. Declarations, such as those of Deputy Prime Minister Salvini, are not a new trend

Rescuing Press Freedom: How to Protect Journalists in the World?

Register here: http://bit.ly/2KzlrED Journalists play a very important role in the word: they are the watchdog that reports and informs the public when abuses and violence happen. This is an essential role for a society that believes in human rights and democracy. Knowing what is happening and when something is going wrong is the fundamental

WSF Social Drinks – April 2018

The WSF mission is to resolve conflict through peace-building activities that help cease conflicts impacting local communities around the world. By joining the WSF, organisations can think cooperatively and pull their resource to transform their ideas into concrete realities, to overcome obstacles that would possibly be too hard to tackle on their own and to

Upholding the Rights of Women – Global Actions to Stop the Violence

You can register here: http://bit.ly/2G5e7ia Time: Tuesday, March 27th at 12.00 PM – 14:00 PM Venue: Room P1C047, European Parliament, Bruxelles In March we celebrate the International Women’s Day, a day when we remember and homage the fights of many women for the recognitions of their rights. This is an important occasion that should not