Human Rights

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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.

See what is coming soon.

What are human rights and why are they important?

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Human Rights grant freedom, justice and peace to every human being. The United Nations agreed that everybody is born free and has to be treated equally and with dignity.

Human rights are the foundation of peaceful international relationships. Read more

The right to seek asylum

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One human right is the right to seek asylum from persecution (Article 14) in every country.

With the number of people seeking santuary higher than ever, the need to provide refuge is vital. We joined the Refugees Welcome Campaign last year and also support the City of Sanctuary movement, for Wales to be a country of hospitality and welcome.

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Latest Events

  • 04/08/2017 00:00
    Peace Tent @ Anglesey National Eisteddfod / Wales for Peace, CND Cymru and Cymdeithas y Cymod
    Welcome to Anglesey, home of the 2017 National Eisteddfod, and one of ...

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  • 08/08/2017 00:00
    Poppies: Weeping Window in Cardiff Bay / 14-18NOW and National Assembly for Wales
    View on 14-18NOW View on National Assembly for Wales A cascade compr...

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  • 08/08/2017 09:00
    Eisteddfod: Hub Cymru Africa / Hub Cymru Africa / Welsh Government
    Hub Cymru Africa will be present on the Welsh Government stand for the...

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  • 08/08/2017 13:00
    Exhibition - Women, War and Peace / Wales for Peace
    Exhibition - Women, War and Peace Senedd, Cardiff Bay: 8 August ...

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  • 20/09/2017 10:00
    'Young People Voicing Peace' Schools Conference / WCIA
    The Heritage Lottery funded ‘Wales for Peace’ project base...

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