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International Statement in Favor of Life, of Peace, of Equality

In commemoration of Human Rights Day on December 10, 2006, an international coalition of individuals and organizations is promoting a worldwide mobilization in favor of justice, solidarity and peace. Live events are planned, as well as virtual ones on the internet, via mobile phones (SMS), and in the communications media (press, radio, TV).

 

Join in:

 

Read the Declaration (available in multiple languages) at http://www.fund-culturadepaz.org/PEACE.htm and forward it to friends and colleagues

Before December 31,via SMS (mobile phone), send the word PEACE to:

 

                       911061589 (from within Spain)

               +34696061589         (from other countries)

 

Join in these activities:

Educational institutions: spend 30 minutes on December 11 (or any other day) explaining to students the reason for the Declaration and this call for mobilization. (And any other activities you consider appropriate: gatherings, acts conducted on school grounds, etc.)

Town councils, government institutions and private entities: announce and publicize the Declaration in the manner that you deem most appropriate, and organize acts (minutes of silence, etc.) to demonstrate support for the Declaration.

Sports activities and performances: a minute demonstrating support before commencing the event or at half-time or between acts. And use other means (audiovisuals, statements from professional athletes, etc.) to promote support for the Declaration.

Religious celebrations: on December 10 briefly discuss the document.

 Communications media: make use of them in the best way in which you believe they can contribute to peace and to the fight against poverty.

Initial signatories include:

 

Federico Mayor

Adolfo Pérez-Esquivel

Montserrat Ponsa

Mario Soares

Peré Casaldàliga

Aminata Traoré

Danielle Mitterrand

Rigoberta Menchú

Arcadi Oliveras

José Vidal Beneyto

Alfons Banda

Gianni Vallino

Fundación Cultura de Paz

UBUNTU (Barcelona)

Fundación Valores  (An affiliate of Earth Charter International)

Seminario Galego

ATTAC

Serpaj

Justicia I Pau

 

Join in:

 

Read the Declaration (available in multiple languages) at http://www.fund-culturadepaz.org/PEACE.htm and forward it to friends and colleagues

Before December 31,via SMS (mobile phone), send the word PEACE to:

 

                       911061589 (from within Spain)

               +34696061589         (from other countries)

 

Join in these activities:

Educational institutions: spend 30 minutes on December 11 (or any other day) explaining to students the reason for the Declaration and this call for mobilization. (And any other activities you consider appropriate: gatherings, acts conducted on school grounds, etc.)

Town councils, government institutions and private entities: announce and publicize the Declaration in the manner that you deem most appropriate, and organize acts (minutes of silence, etc.) to demonstrate support for the Declaration.

Sports activities and performances: a minute demonstrating support before commencing the event or at half-time or between acts. And use other means (audiovisuals, statements from professional athletes, etc.) to promote support for the Declaration.

Religious celebrations: on December 10 briefly discuss the document.

 Communications media: make use of them in the best way in which you believe they can contribute to peace and to the fight against poverty.

Initial signatories include:

 

Federico Mayor

Adolfo Pérez-Esquivel

Montserrat Ponsa

Mario Soares

Peré Casaldàliga

Aminata Traoré

Danielle Mitterrand

Rigoberta Menchú

Arcadi Oliveras

José Vidal Beneyto

Alfons Banda

Gianni Vallino

Fundación Cultura de Paz

UBUNTU (Barcelona)

Fundación Valores  (An affiliate of Earth Charter International)

Seminario Galego

ATTAC

Serpaj

Justicia I Pau

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