PROMOTION AND DEFENCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS, DEMOCRATIC MEMORY AND PEACE CULTURE

Support program for refugees and people coming from conflict areas

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This program is based on the development of a human rights perspective and has two main fields of action: academic support and social integration (including academic and educational support, social inclusion, legal advice and psychological assistance); as well as networking and cooperation (including academic and research tasks and information actions, training and awareness-raising activities for civil society).

This program is related to the following ODS of the Agenda 2030:

ODS 4. Quality education
ODS 4. Quality education

Target 4.3: By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university.

Target 4.4: By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship.

Target 4.5: By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations.

ODS 10. Reduced inequalities
ODS 10. Reduced inequalities

Target 10.2: By 2030, empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, sex, disability, race, ethnicity, origin, religion or economic or other status.

Target 10.3: Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard.

Target 10.7: Facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies.

PAULA Program of Education for Peace, Human Rights and Global Citizenship

This program, developed in collaboration with the Institute for Professional Development (IDP) – ICE UB, aims to promote the curricular integration of education for peace, human rights and global citizenship in a formal education by supporting the work of teachers. For this purpose, the initiative Research for the Global Citizenship is promoted, the online educational resource centre Portal PAULA is managed, and the Prize on Peace Research is called to offer high school research and comic workshops on human rights and global citizenship, among other activities.

This program is related to the following ODS of the Agenda 2030:

ODS 4. Quality education
ODS 4. Quality education

Target 4.7: By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

European Observatory on Memories (EUROM)

eurom-observatori-europeu-memories-logoBased on the UB Solidarity Foundation, EUROM is a multidisciplinary and transversal network of partners who analyse, debate and reflect on memory policies in their countries, regions and continents. This network promotes different activities and projects that deal with the management and dissemination of memory policies related to the main conflicts of the twentieth century and other historical periods with a public influence nowadays. The EUROM work program focuses on research, debate and training, as well as the creation of content to give citizens a voice.

This program is related to the following ODS of the Agenda 2030:

ODS 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
ODS 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

Target 16.3: Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all.

Target 16.7: Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels.

ODS 11. Sustainable cities and communities
ODS 11. Sustainable cities and communities

Target 11.3: By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.

Target 11.4: Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage.

ODS 4. Quality education
ODS 4. Quality education

Target 4.7: By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

Observatori Solidaritat

observatori-solidaritat-logo Online Observatory of conflicts and human rights that collects, describes, analyses and denounces situations of violence and human rights violations all over the world as a consequence of open or hidden conflicts.

It has been designed to be an interesting and useful tool for journalists, academics, cooperant aid workers, educators and, in general, for all people interested in the international situation, peace and human rights.

This program is related to the following ODS of the Agenda 2030:

ODS 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions
ODS 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

Target 16.10: Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements.

Solidary autumn at the University of Barcelona

tardor-solidaria-ubA set of activities (exhibitions, talks, screenings, conferences…) carried out each autumn in different areas of the University of Barcelona with the aim of bringing the university community and the general public closer to the situations of exclusion, inequality and injustice occurring throughout the world.

This program is related to the following ODS of the Agenda 2030:

ODS 4. Quality education
ODS 4. Quality education

Target 4.7: By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

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