Friday, September 21, 2012
Joint action on the human right to peace promoted by the Foundation Peace without Borders and the Spanish Society for International Human Rights Law.
Joint action on the human right to peace promoted by the Foundation Peace without Borders and the Spanish Society for International Human Rights Law. Today 21 September 2012 -International Day of Peace- Juanes and Miguel Bosé will launch the video "Peace is a human right". It provides the support of well-known artists, musicians, actors, actresses and sportsmen to the recognition of the human right to peace within the United Nations. The video is screened in 12 languages, namely: Spanish, English, French, Chinese, Russia, Arabic, Japanese, Hebrew, Catalan, Portuguese, Italian and German. The following popular persons have participated in the video: Miguel Bosé (singer of Spain), Juanes (singer of Colombia), Ricky Martin (singer of Puerto Rico), Alejandro Sanz (singer of Spain), Eva Longoria (actress of the United States of America), Paulina Rubio (actress and singer of Mexico), Daniel Martin (singer of Spain), Rafael Nadal (tennis player of Spain), Pau Gasol (basket player of Spain), Juan Luis Guerra (singer of Dominican Republic) and Amaia Montero Saldías (singer of Spain). In this line they want to launch a campaign for signatures in support of and commitment with the process of codification of the human right to peace within the United Nations. As of today more than 13.000 worldwide citizens have signed the petition in support, among other matters, of the Open Ended Working Group on the Right to peace established by the Human Rights Council in June 2012. The appeal of support to peace as a human right will be submitted to the President of the UN General Assembly once the future Declaration on the Human Right to Peace is adopted by the Human Rights Council. We encourage you to raise your voice in favour of the human right to peace and its final recognition in the United Nations. In order to sign the petition, please, see at http://www.pazsinfronteras.org Please, distribute this petition among 20 friends, colleagues and peace-makers. Each of us are and will be the master of our own future. Happy International Day of Peace!!