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Culture, human rights, and peace in Central America

Culture, human rights, and peace in Central America

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Published by University Press of America, Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in Lanham, [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America
    • Subjects:
    • Politics and literature -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Liberation theology.,
    • Human rights -- Central America -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979-,
    • Central America -- Civilization -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by George F. McLean, Raul Molina, Timothy Ready.
      SeriesCultural heritage and contemporary life., v. 2
      ContributionsMcLean, George F., Molina, Raul., Ready, Timothy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1439.5 .C85 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 220 p. ;
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058074M
      ISBN 100819173568, 0819173576
      LC Control Number88037136

        Canadian Human Rights Commission advertises Islam as a religion of peace and justice Sep 1, am By Christine Douglass-Williams The Canadian Human Rights Commission sponsored a webinar entitled “Building Bridges Between Cultures,” promoting Islam as a religion of peace and justice that shares values with other major : Christine Douglass-Williams. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a non-binding declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in , partly in response to the barbarism of World War UDHR urges member states to promote a number of human, civil, economic and social rights, asserting these rights are part of the "foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world".

      3. Culture enables sustainable development Culture-sensitive approaches have demonstrated concretely how one can address both the economic and human rights dimensions of poverty at the same time, while providing solutions to complex development issues in an innovative and multisectoral manner. Indeed,File Size: KB. book, The End of History and the Last Man, Francis Fukuyama suggests that human rights and the liberal political philosophy from which human rights arose represent the end of history as far as theory is concerned. Liberal democracies which respect human rights are the type of society for which persons have been striving over the by: 3.

        A culture of peace and non-violence is essential to human existence and development. In , the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the first ten years of the 21st century the 'International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World'. Governments, NGOs and other civil society organizations were urged to contribute to a global .   Peace Corps Honduras: The Peace Crops volunteers have been ordered out of Honduras. There's also a freeze on new Peace Corps volunteers going to Guatemala and El Salvador.


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