Newsletter 10-16 October 2017
Societies and states, granting themselves the right to sentence people to death, undermine the foundation of human rights: the inalienable dignity of the individual. The consequence of this inevitable dignity is the unconditional right to exist, pointed out Halina Bortnowska, President of the Council of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and the initiator of the Polish celebrations of the World Day Against the Death Penalty. On the occasion of the Day, in the CHR Office a conference was held with the participation of scientists and representatives of non-governmental organizations. A unique graphic recording of the event has been created [details and graphic recording].
- Following the CHR’s suggestion, the report entitled Teenagers 3.0, developed by the NASK research and development organisation, has been analyzed and forwarded to all regional school superintendents for dissemination among schools. The results and recommendations of the report may be useful e.g. in the development of school education and prevention programmes, informed the Minister of National Education in reply to the CHR’s inquiry [more].