All posts tagged with: tolerance

Tolerance, mutual respect - together united for a shared future

Publié 16 novembre 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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On the occasion of the International day of tolerance -16th November 2014- I pondered on the importance of tolerance. Tolerance is of great value and one I feel young people should promote. Having been brought up in a household where my mother, father and grand mother all shared different religious beliefs but still despite an occasional debates we lived together in harmony. Furthermore I grew up in a country where differences in political opinions has divided the country. Differen...


Extremism and its causes, a real threat!

Publié 20 août 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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" All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood. " - Article 1 of the universal declaration of human rights.* " Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other sta...


Making Peace

Publié 16 mars 2014 no picture Rafia Saleem

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Inscrit le 26 février 2011
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  • Age 27

“The road is blocked. You cannot go any further, please come through the other way,” a 7-year old child declared solemnly. “But I have to drop off my daughter. She is going to be late for her office. Please let us pass!” my father requested. “No, Sir!” this time another child spoke, and sounded like they were coming-of-age. “Can you please look at my card?” my father handed out his service card. “Hmm…”, the first child began to check. After he was satisfied, h...


TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Publié 25 février 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


What about culture?

Publié 31 janvier 2014 no picture Dr Bhavani Ranganathan

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Culture is inherent in a person because of one's upbringing as well as the environment. So if we need youth to build a world order to bring all human beings to enjoy the basic human rights of liberty, brotherhood and mutual understanding. Children should have these values not just for tolerance, but healthy respect and imbibing of other traditional values as a part of the school curriculum and upbringing. This will ensure that the future will be strife free and harmonious because m...