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Peace March Perugia-Assisi, 19 October 2014

A group of fifty students and National Civil Service Volunteers of the University of Padua, coordinated by the Human Rights Centre, participated in the Peace March Perugia-Assisi on 18 -19 October 2014. 

On Saturday 18th, after arrival in Assisi, the group attended the conference titled "Illuminiamo le periferie del mondo" ("Let's light the suburbs of the World") in the press room of the Sacro Convento. The conference, promoted by the Association Article21, saw the participation of communication experts, students and professors, members of the associations committed to the protection of human rights, trade unions, Institutions, representatives of different religions.

On Sunday 19th, the students and the volunteers walked the whole route from Perugia to Assisi, carrying with them twenty-eight posters bearing the words: Human Right to Peace in twenty-eight languages, in support of the International Campaign for the recognition of the human right to peace. In particular, the students and the volunteers played a very important role during a special moment in front of the Church of San Francesco in Assisi. On that occasion, Milena Anzani e Oldian Metaj, two young National Civil Service volunteers of the University of Padua, surrounded by 50 Mayors, read a Document, written by the Human Rights Centre, which states:" We, the members of the human family and of the peoples of the United Nations, have the Right to Peace".

Last update 22/10/2014