#StrengthInDiversity

European Action Week Against Racism – “Strength in Diversity”

YEAST, membro di UNITED ha aderito alla campagna distribuendo materiale informativo, adesivi, cartoline a più di 100 ragazzi

Presso la Biblioteca Berio, Tiger, amici, Liceo Cassini, Facoltà di Biologia dell?università degli studi di Genova.

 

Why 21 March?

On 21 March 1960, 69 anti-apartheid demonstrators were brutally murdered in Sharpeville, South Africa, in an event that became known as the Sharpeville Massacre. Apartheid was a legal system of systematic racial segregation and inequality enforced by the government of South Africa from 1948 to 1990. Since 1966, the United Nations has officially recognised 21 March as the International Day for the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the declaration of this International Day.

UNITED for Intercultural Action

The campaign is coordinated by UNITED for Intercultural Action – the European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. Within the UNITED network more than 550 organisations from a wide variety of backgrounds, from 48 European countries, work together in common activities and projects. As well as coordinating the European Action Week Against Racism, UNITED coordinates a campaign for the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism on 9 November, monitors deaths due to European border policies, and brings together the European antiracist movement for two annual conferences. Thenext UNITED conference “Moving Stories: Narratives of Migration Crossing Europe” will take place in Torino, Italy, from 22-27 April 2016.

 

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