May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

El 17 de mayo de cada año se conmemora el Día Internacional contra la Homofobia, Transfobia y Bifobia, celebración impulsada por la red internacional IDAHO (en inglés, International Day Against Homophobia and Biphobia) desde el año 2004, y que en la actualidad se reconoce en más de 130 países, 37 de los cuales todavía consideran […]

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May 17, 2018

April 24 – Day of action for tolerance and respect among peoples

En Argentina, el día 24 de abril fue declarado como “Día de acción por la tolerancia y el respeto entre los pueblos”, en conmemoración del genocidio de que fue víctima el pueblo armenio. El Genocidio Armenio fue el intento de exterminio sistemático del pueblo armenio perpetrado por el gobierno de los Jóvenes Turcos en el […]

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April 24, 2018

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April 7 – International Day of Reflection on the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda

Hoy se cumplen veinticuatro años del inicio de uno de los genocidios contemporáneos más atroces. En tan sólo cien días fueron asesinadas en Ruanda alrededor de 800 mil personas pertenecientes a la población tutsi, uno de los tres pueblos nativos de las naciones del África Central, Ruanda y Burundi. Los hechos se desencadenaron el 6 […]

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April 7, 2018

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16 November – International Day for Tolerance

According to the last ACNUR report of 2016, an average of 20 persons per minute is being forced to flee their home and seek protection somewhere else, including out of their countries. In a world agitated by intolerance and armed conflicts, Argentinean artist Marta Minujín created “El Partenón de Libros Prohibidos de todo el mundo” […]

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November 22, 2017

2nd November – International day to end impunity for crimes against journalists

“Unamos nuestras voces contra la impunidad” (Lets join our voices against impunity), Juliana Castro sings in “No temas” (Do not be afraid), award winning song in the 2011 “Doná tu voz” (Donate your voice) contest organized by the Inter-american Press Association (IPA). The contest purpose was to fight impunity for crimes committed against journalists. The […]

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November 21, 2017

October 17th – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

“End poverty in all its forms, everywhere” is the first of the United Nations 17 sustainable development goals. This is a major challenge considering that according to the UN, 836 million people still live in extreme poverty. Sonia Pérez Huertos, catalane artists, does a “cry for equality of opportunities and equal and fair distribution of […]

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October 17, 2017

September 21 – International Day of Peace

When World War II was coming to an end on 6th August 1945, United States carried out an atomic bomb attack against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagazaki. In a matter of seconds, two civilian populations were turned into ruins. This event is now remembered with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, one of its objectives […]

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September 21, 2017