NGO UNESCO Liaison committee

NGO International Conference

NGO UNESCO Liaison committee - NGO International Conference

New Way to promote Human Rights Around the World

At UNESCO Headquarters on 6 March, over 1000 youth aged 18 to 35 participated in the event “Education, sport and cultural diversity – New attitudes to promote human rights in the world”. The event was organized NGO-UNESCO liaison committee, forty NGOs and the UNESCO Secretariat.

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Nine projects developed by and for young people were presented by their leaders from 5 continents, covering diverse issues such as racism and sport, access and management of drinking water, fighting violence, learning in the mother tongue, and training women to demand their rights in a spirit of fairness and equality. The day was marked by the presence of highly anticipated Andrea Agnelli, President of Juventus Football Club, who presented his project implemented with the UNESCO Centre of Turin: “Kick racism out of football: Play with me”.

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