Solidarity protests with Palestinian people banned in at least 12 EU countries, finds new analysis, six months on from the horrific Hamas attack on 7 October
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Solidarity protests with Palestinian people banned in at least 12 EU countries, finds new analysis, six months on from the horrific Hamas attack on 7 October

Protests banned on grounds of protecting ‘public order’ and ‘security’ The European Civic Forum, Civil Liberties Union for Europe, CIVICUS, European Network Against Racism and Solidar are calling on the European Commission to address at the highest political level the unlawful restrictions on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression imposed by member states since the dramatic escalation of violence…

SOLIDAR STATEMENT: One year of war in Ukraine, the European commitment to common security must remain!
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SOLIDAR STATEMENT: One year of war in Ukraine, the European commitment to common security must remain!

A year has passed since Russia invaded Ukraine in a large-scale war effort. A year of atrocities, millions forced to flee, tens of thousands of dead, raped and tortured, illegal annexations and perpetual war crimes. As things stand, there is no end in sight, but rather worrying and extremely dangerous signs of escalation. We condemn…

Countering Shrinking Space in Palestine
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Countering Shrinking Space in Palestine

To mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People SOLIDAR, in collaboration with EuroMed Rights, hosted a webinar dedicated to the topic of Countering Shrinking Space and the promotion of human rights in Palestine and Israel. The webinar looked into the situation of the Palestinian people living under occupation, including the constantly shrinking space for…

ELF & SAF Study Visit: Education for Inclusive and Democratic Societies
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ELF & SAF Study Visit: Education for Inclusive and Democratic Societies

On 20-22 September 2022, SOLIDAR and SOLIDAR Foundation organized a joint SAF & ELF study visit hosted in Zagreb, Croatia by SOLIDAR member Centre for Peace Studies (CPS).   This year, the Study Visit focused on Education for Inclusive and Democratic Societies and elaborated on Global Citizenship Education – including Peace Education, Gender Equality and Interculturalism. Members and partners…

An inclusive journey to peace: Peace Education as a public good | SOLIDAR Foundation Statement
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An inclusive journey to peace: Peace Education as a public good | SOLIDAR Foundation Statement

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, it is crucial for SOLIDAR Foundation to underline the importance of Peace Education, particularly in the current political situation.  While the world counts several open conflicts, including in Europe, SOLIDAR Foundation members come together in Zagreb to reaffirm peace education as a tool for achieving learning and…

Peace Education as a Lifelong Learning Means to European Democracy
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Peace Education as a Lifelong Learning Means to European Democracy

On June the 15th, SOLIDAR Foundation launched its annual work on the topic of Peace Education and notably on the role of non-formal and informal learning for the citizenry to develop the competences that are needed to advance democracy in our societies. At times of warfare on European soil, the long-standing work of our members…

Call for Nominations Silver Rose Awards 2022
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Call for Nominations Silver Rose Awards 2022

Every year, since the year 2000, SOLIDAR has organised its Silver Rose Awards in the European Parliament in cooperation with the S&D Group and the Party of European Socialists (PES), an occasion to celebrate Civil Society Organisations and individuals whose extraordinary struggles contribute greatly to social justice and solidarity throughout the world. This year, however, the war in Ukraine…

SOLIDAR STATEMENT: STOP THE WAR | SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE!
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SOLIDAR STATEMENT: STOP THE WAR | SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE!

Putin’s war is turning a month today. A horrifying and sad anniversary, defined by indiscriminate aggression towards civilian targets, hospitals, schools, entire cities under siege without access to water, food or medicine, and humanitarian corridors attacked. War is truly the darkest side of our civilisation, its devastating effects seen in the thousands of lives lost,…