70th Anniversary of the UDHR

We celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the UDHR and the commitment from Civil Society, in this important moment of history, when challenges of Human Rights keep arising day after day, a key tool for peace keeps being extremely unknown to general population and even civil servants from member states, impeding in this way its logical application even in the daily day life. Read more

Celebration of Women’s Bodies

As a child, I remember asking my mum where babies came from. Whatever she said left me with the distinct impression that it involved her eating some sort of magic egg. Later, after my sister was born, I drew a picture of a woman in a delightfully patterned dress, beaming as a baby popped down from between her legs. The “labour” of labour had clearly not been made known to me. The whole affair was shrouded in mystery. Read more


Through this call the young people can share their insights, knowledge and practice on different aspects of their lives and offer solutions or ideas that can help to overcome challenges that they are facing by engaging together.

The Call will be implemented during November 2018 – April 2019 and selected winners will have the opportunity to continue participation on different events for further development of their ideas during 2019 and 2020. Read more

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission solemnly proclaim the following text as the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.


The peoples of Europe, in creating an ever closer union among them, are resolved to share a peaceful future based on common values. Read more

Meet Syrian poet Kholoud Charaf

Syrian poet Kholoud Charaf, granted a two-year residency in the Polish city of Kraków, is making good use of her new position to speak out about the suffering caused by the civil war in Syria and of the refugees who have fled the conflict.

In poetry and prose, and more directly at public appearances, she has written and spoken about their plight, calling on people to open their hearts to refugees.

She tells audiences: “The suffering of one nation somewhere is always the suffering of the whole of humanity. Read more

Disability and sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Fifteen per cent of the world’s population lives with a disability, and nearly 200 million are between the ages of 10 and 24. Yet they are often invisible in government statistics.

Girls and boys with disabilities are largely excluded from education and health services, discriminated against in their communities and trapped in a cycle of poverty and violence. Read more