Pía Figueroa

Pía Figueroa

Co-Director of Pressenza, life-long humanist, author of several monographs and books.

06.12.2016

‘Don’t Put Refugees in the Hands of Those Wishing to Turn Them into Scapegoats’

‘Don’t Put Refugees in the Hands of Those Wishing to Turn Them into Scapegoats’

The United Nations refugee agency on 5 December 2016 proposed far-reaching reforms of Europe’s management of refugees, including the asylum system, recalling that scenes of chaos at borders last year led to a breakdown in the public’s trust in the capacity of governments to manage the refugee challenge… »

26.08.2016

Peace Boat to Visit New York City: October 20-21

Peace Boat to Visit New York City: October 20-21

This fall, the world’s largest passenger ship sailing around the world for peace, sustainability and innovation is coming to New York City for two days as part of Peace Boat’s 92nd Global Voyage for Peace. An award-winning international non-profit organization, Peace Boat is currently developing an “Ecoship”- the world’s first… »

17.01.2015

We all have something sacred

We all have something sacred

For some it’s their God, for others Democracy. There are those for whom human rights are inalienable and for several others the most Sacred is found within human beings. That thing that cannot be conceded, or sold, or forgotten, something that gives Meaning to life and projects it beyond one’s… »

17.12.2014

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

The Nobel Laureates Summit: Mairead Maguire interview

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Irish Nobel Peace Laureate in 1976, engaged for years in nonviolent conflict resolution, talks about the current situation on the issues of peace, nonviolence and disarmament; about nonviolent movements which are known and maintained in the Middle East and the steps to follow to reach a world… »

16.08.2014

A World without Violence is possible: October 2nd #nonviolenceday

A World without Violence is possible: October 2nd #nonviolenceday

We interviewed Mariana Uzielli and Pia Argimón about the campaign on October 2 #nonviolenceday launched into the social networks by the initiative “Building nonviolent spaces.” (translation of article in Spanish) 1.-What is the initiative “Building nonviolent spaces” and since when does it exist, and where? It is a project… »

18.07.2014

The Political Objective and Strategic Goal of Nonviolent Actions

The Political Objective and Strategic Goal of Nonviolent Actions

By Robert J. Burrowes*.- All nonviolent struggles are conducted simultaneously in the political and strategic spheres, and these spheres, which are distinct, interact throughout. I have discussed this at length elsewhere: see ‘The Strategy of Nonviolent Defense: A Gandhian Approach’ http://www.sunypress.edu/p-2176-the-strategy-of-nonviolent-defe.aspx Despite this,… »

28.03.2014

UN Human Rights Experts Denounce Land-grabbing, Forced Evictions in Viet Nam

UN Human Rights Experts Denounce Land-grabbing, Forced Evictions in Viet Nam

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts on 26 March 2014 called on the Vietnamese Government to “intervene urgently” in a case of forced eviction of the last remaining residents of Con Dau, a small village located on the outskirts of Da Nang city in the centre of… »

19.01.2014

Humanism in India

Humanism in India

Book Release by Mrs. Vasanti Kachhi – Principal Bhawavn College-, Dr. Manu Kothari – Dean, KEM Hospital, Encology Dept.-, Author Fernando Garcia and Dr. Poddar – Radical Humanist — at Mumbai, 16 January 2014. »

26.04.2013

Monoduo Films launches kickstarter for ‘Creative Despite War’

Monoduo Films launches kickstarter for ‘Creative Despite War’

Monoduo Films is fundraising for Creative Despite War, a documentary film by Ruì Díaz and Christian Rinke-Lazo about the most innovative young artists in Afghanistan. After two years of repeatedly visiting  Afghanistan to follow the development of the characters, they are just one visit away from concluding their story and starting post-production on… »

09.04.2013

Humanism in the Private Sector

Humanism in the Private Sector

Interview with Roberto Blueh and Juan Aviñó We had a chance to talk with the managers of a private company trying to implement a new model in the relations between capital and labour, as well as in the way their business is managed. Inspired by the Humanist Document, for the… »

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