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Considerations on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By |2018-11-26T12:06:38+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

In the "Report 2017/2018: the state of the world's human rights", Amnesty International refers to the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that will be celebrated next December 10: "As we enter 2018, the year in which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, it is abundantly clear that none of us [...]

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Education on Human Rights in Latin American museums

By |2018-11-05T13:01:46+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Artículo|Tags: , , , |

The foundations for the development of FIHRM-LA are now laid, and the team is focused on identifying the most appropriate activities to reach FIHRM-LA’s main objective: to help museums educate their public in respecting and defending the Fundamental Human Rights. When conceiving FIHRM-LA, the chances of ever achieving such a goal were debated. Everyone wondered whether it is [...]

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All museums are potential Human Rights Museums

By |2018-10-22T12:18:05+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

We believe that all museums, whatever their typology, are potential Human Rights Museums. And that is really so because all museums can, from their own perspectives, refer to the rights and duties that regulate the lives of their audiences. It is obvious that museums focus their activities on the topics that concern their typologies. Thus, art [...]

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Disdain for life

By |2018-10-20T17:47:45+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Public health in Latin America is in ruins. The right to live with dignity has turned into a privilege for thousands of citizens who die due to diseases that could be cared for with basic medical care or proper hospital facilities. Another expression of the highest degree of social unfairness in the region that has become, [...]

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Corruption is a violation of human rights

By |2018-10-20T17:48:37+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), “corruption is a complex phenomenon that affects human rights in their entirety – civil, political, economic, social, cultural and environmental –,  as well as the right to development; weakens governance and democratic institutions, promotes impunity, undermines the rule of law and exacerbates inequality”. https://www.lanacion.com.ar/2166880-la-corrupcion-es-violacion-derechos-humanos (in Spanish)  

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