Conlupa was a ten month project from August 2012 to June 2013. We invite you to take a look at what we did during our time together and to be inspired by links and information regarding Human Rights that you might find useful.

Posts tagged "human rights"
Let yourself be sentenced!

Let yourself be sentenced!

Amnesty International has created a program that you simply have to try out. It is called Trial by Timeline and its aim is to show New Zealanders (though I think it is applicable for anyone and everyone) that “elsewhere, every day, people are punished for attempting a quality of life similar to that of most New Zealanders”....
Human Rights Day with CISV Medellín

Human Rights Day with CISV Medellín

On April 20th we invited everyone in CISV Medellín to a Human Rights Day with Con Lupa. In the weeks prior to the event people were told to register so that we could have some idea about how many would show up. A few days before we could count around 15 participants so it was...
Coffee, Countryside, Quindio

Coffee, Countryside, Quindio

After having spent some days settling in and getting to know the city of Medellín, we decided to take the opportunity to visit the famous Colombian coffee zone – Zona Cafetera – and its charming culture and colourful  small towns. My father recently moved to this area as he fell in love with the landscape and...
Food for the global thought

Food for the global thought

Are you curious about world affairs and current events? Are you striving to be an active global citizen? Then, this page might be something for you: http://www.project-syndicate.org/ Writing on a great range of topics within economy, politics and philosophy, Project-Syndicate delivers great short articles for you to digest. As they write themselves: ‘Project Syndicate brings original, engaging, and...
All Different - All Equal Cookbook

All Different – All Equal Cookbook

Another of the Council of Europe‘s publications that we find useful and inspiring is this cookbook. As explained in the preface, it is  “a selection of recipes illustrating the projects funded by the European Youth Foundation in the framework of the “All Different – All Equal” European Youth Campaign for Diversity, Human Rights and Participation 2006-2007″. The book contains...
A day with Amnesty International in Copenhagen

A day with Amnesty International in Copenhagen

On Saturday November 10th we joined the CISV Denmark group of human rights educators for a workshop at Amnesty International. We had a great time and were subject to both violations and simulations of human rights as well as a clear introduction to international human rights documents and institutions. At arrival we were greeted in...
Con Lupa and the Danish Institute of Human Rights

Con Lupa and the Danish Institute of Human Rights

  On Sunday, November 11, we were invited by CISV Denmark -specifically by Anna Forrest- to participate in a workshop held by the Danish Institiute of Human Rights (DIHR). It was very motivating to attend this workshop and to be around all the interesting Danes that took the workshop with us. The Institute is Denmark’s...
The International Bill of Human Rights and the Human Rights Library

The International Bill of Human Rights and the Human Rights Library

As mentioned by Adelaida in her previous post (http://cisv.no/conlupa/a-handbook-human-rights-education/), the University of Minnesota’s Human Rights Center is great resource. In addition to their Handbook on Human Rights Education, they also have an online Human Rights Library which is a nice tool. Amongst many features, they give a great overview on the International Bill of Human...