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Webcast of 'A Path to Dignity' at UN in New York

Webcast of 'A Path to Dignity' at UN in New YorkCambridge, 13 December 2012 -- The documentary film A Path to Dignity was screened and webcast live from the United Nations headquarters in New York on 12 December as part of the Human Rights Day 2012 celebrations. A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education is a 28-minute movie that presents three stories illustrating the impact of human rights education respectively on school children (India), law enforcement agencies (Australia) and women victims of violence (Turkey). The film was launched at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva last September.

The screening of the film at the United Nations in New York was followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Ellen Bruno, Ambassador Saul Weisleder (Deputy Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations), Maarit Kohonen Sheriff (Deputy Head, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, New York), Hiro Sakurai (Director, UN Liaison Office in New York, Soka Gakkai International). The panel was moderated by HREA's Director Frank Elbers.

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