Equitas X ArtLords (Afghanistan) at Festival MURAL – June 18, 2016
“We bring down ugly walls of #Kabul with paint. We aim to make Kabul the capital of graffiti & promote critical thinking.” – ArtLords Saturday June 18, from 10:30am to 5pm Conference by Omaid Sharifi, ArtLords Co-founder, at 2pm Studio Bliss (boutique), 3847, boul. Saint-Laurent – Montreal Presented during the Festival MURAL Come discover ArtLords, […]
Invitation – A Montréal Speaking Rights Celebration!
For the last 5 years, Equitas’ Speaking Rights program has been supporting youth engagement projects across Montreal. These projects are opportunities for youth organizations to benefit from a small amount of financial support and Equitas’ coaching and support to implement activities allowing youth to play an active and positive role within their communities. This year, […]
Press Release – Equitas launches a compendium of best practices in youth community involvement under EU programme for the Middle East and North Africa
Youth committed to improving their communities EQUITAS LAUNCHES A COMPENDIUM OF BEST PRACTICES IN YOUTH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT UNDER EU PROGRAMME FOR THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA Tunis, April 14, 2016 – Today, Equitas and its regional partners presented the results of the EU-funded regional project Mosharka and launched a new tool to support […]
Call for participation – Hosts wanted for the 2016 Family Host Dinner!
Welcome human rights educators into your home! Are you interested in the different cultures around the world? Are you interested in intercultural exchanges? You are invited to spend an evening with the most inspiring people you’ll ever meet! Every year, approximately 90 human rights educators from about 50 countries participate in the International Human Rights […]
Equitas 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights, a spectacular success!
On February 11th, Equitas held its 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights at the Rialto Theatre. THANK YOU for being part of it! THANK YOU to our lead sponsor for the evening, TD Bank Group, for their generous support! The great variety of masks and the dynamic guests who wore them, the beautiful venue, the […]
2016 EQUITAS GALA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS – SOLD OUT!
Celebrating diversity, identity and inclusion! Watch the video-invitation Tickets: $130. (A partial tax receipt will be issued following the event). Ticket sales are now closed – thank you! Thursday, February 11, 2016, 7pm Rialto Theatre, 5723 Parc Avenue, Montréal H2V 4G9 Dress code: business casual. Some masks will be available at the door. Wearing a […]
Press Release – Right(s) Before Your Eyes: Equitas 10th Montreal Gala for Human Rights
Montreal, January 25th, 2016 – On February 11, 2016, Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education will host its annual gala in support of its work empowering children, youth and women to be positive agents of change in their communities through education and leadership training. The event will take place at the Rialto Theatre, 5723 […]
IN THE NEWS – Equitas alumna Alaa Murabit on women’s rights, refugees and human rights education
In December 9th, 2015 Equitas invited the young and dynamic women’s rights advocate, Libyan-Canadian Alaa Murabit as a guest speaker for its Toronto Cocktail on the theme of “Identity and Mobility: Human Rights Education in a Changing World“. Dr. Murabit spoke to Canadian media on the eve of International Human Rights Day on issues such as […]
Former President Kumaratunga participates in launch of new study on religious violence in Sri Lanka
Too often, religion is seen as a source of conflict, but it is now time to harness the positive aspects of religion as a tool for reconciliation in Sri Lanka. These and many other insights were shared on December 1st , 2015 in Colombo during the launch of a new study, The Chronic and Acute: […]