Human Rights Events


The WCIA wants to get people thinking, talking, and taking action on important global issues.

One of our values is the protection of human rights, so we are running events and getting involved in campaigns to celebrate human rights.

For more information visit our campaigning page.

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu visited the Temple of Peace on Thursday 25 October 2012, where he took part in conversations about ubuntu – the South African philosophy that emphasises our common humanity and connectedness.

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Past events

Human Rights Event
  • An evening with Gareth Owen, Humanitarian Director at Save the Children: storify, video, photos, Gareth's career tips, slideshare presentation
  • India, Pakistan and the Kashmir Conflict: Making Progress through International Law: blog
  • #LightaCandle16 - International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women: storify, blog
  • #LightaCandle15 - International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women: storify
  • #CelebratingHumanRights, Fighting for Rights: Colombia: Photos, storify
  • LGBT+Rights in Wales and the World with Peter Tatchell: News story
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