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New Humanity presents the literacy challenges and fight against illiteracy from the African point of view

Nsavyimana UNESCO11 September 2017, UNESCO

International Literacy Day

On the occasion of International Literacy Day, which took place on Monday 11 September 2017, the NGO Soroptimist International organized a daylong conference and panel discussions at UNESCO’s Headquarters. New Humanity was part of the program not just through the presence of Chantal Grevin, Marie-Annick and Pierre Benoit, its official representatives at UNESCO, but in particular through Melchior Nsavyimana’s remarks.

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Paris: New Humanity at the Conference of NGOs in partnership with UNESCO 2016

International Conference of NGOs in partnership with UNESCO 2016

12 -14 December 2016, Paris

conference ong unesco decembre 2016 modifiedRepresentatives from more than 100 NGOs in partnership with UNESCO participated in the  conference. Its theme, “The challenge of of the digital revolution for NGOs”, is as rich as it is complex.  This theme was examined in great detailin several sessions and round table discussions of notable depth. Our fundamental responsibility as human beings was reaffirmed, as much individually as communally, against artificial intelligence.  Artificial Intelligence has already demonstrated, in fact, to be capable of making some choices independently from human will, moving towards transhumanism.

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Paris: UNESCO commemorates the awarding of the Prize for Peace Education to Chiara Lubich

"Reinventing Peace"

15 November 2016, UNESCO's Headquarters

UNESCOs Peace Price to Chiara LubichOn 17 December 1996 Chiara Lubich was in Paris to receive the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education.  Twenty years later, in collaboration with the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to UNESCO, New Humanity remembers the founder of the Focolare Movement (from whose spirituality New Humanity draws its inspiration) with a cultural manifestation under the patronage of the UNESCO (the United Nations' Agency for Education, Science and Culture) entitled: “Reinventing Peace: Education towards a Humanism Based the Unity of the Human Family”.

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Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Price for Peace Education to Chiara Lubich

2016 is also the 30th anniversary of New Humanity and the 8th anniversary of Mrs Chiara Lubich death

unesco peace price to chiara lubich in 1996New Humanity is living a period of important anniversaries!
The 19th of June 1986 it had been held in Rome the first meeting of all the members of the International Bureau of Economy and Work (which after some years assumed its current name of New Humanity NGO).
The 17th of December 1996 Mrs Chiara Lubich - founder of the Focolari Movement and of New Humanity - received the UNESCO's Prize for Peace Education at the UNESCO's Headquarters.
Finally, the 14th of March 2008 Mrs Chiara Lubich passed and since than, on that day, every year a world ceremony remembers a particular new element introduced by her charisma. 2016's celebrations are obviously focused on peace promotion.

Chiara Lubich and Politics: See the video

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