GCA News

2 April 2021

Rights of Children with Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities
of Deinstitutionalisation under the UNCRC, UNCRPD and 2030 Agenda

In many countries children with disabilities may not appear in national statistics, becoming ‘invisible’ to decision makers, service providers and the public. The costs of exclusion are significant for both for the individual and for society. Children with disabilities should be at the centre of efforts to build inclusive societies and the ideal setting for them to develop, thrive in, and fulfil their potential to participate as full citizens, is within a family that provides a nurturing and loving atmosphere, or, when necessary, within a community- based care system which is suitable to meet their individual needs and develop and promote their capacities.…

12 November 2020


https://globalcampusalumni.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/StandUp4Nasrin.jpgThe 2020 Right Livelihood Awards were bestowed to four incredibly inspiring activists, including Nasrin Sotoudeh, a fearless Iranian human rights lawyer who has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes, in retaliation for her outstanding human rights work.…

9 November 2020

Childhood and New Technologies in Latin America

EMDHAL will promote a series of talks on Latin American regional issues. The first Webinar will take place on Monday, November 9 by Zoom and EMDHAL Facebook Live. 

The topic to be discussed will be "Childhood and New Technologies in Latin America" and the following alumnis will participate:
• Andrea Arriola (Paraguay)
• Eduardo Ferreyra (Argentina)
• Patricia Uhrig (Argentina)
• Santiago Plata (Brazil)
• Andrea Flores (Ecuador-moderator)
The Cycle of Webinars will be inaugurated tomorrow by Verónica Gómez.
19 October 2020

Times of change: Closing of the GCA Association and transfer of GCA activities to Global Campus of Human Rights

Global Campus Alumni (GCA) counts today almost 4,000 alumni. The seed for this network was planted only very recently with the first assembly of the association in 2014 and the official registration in 2016. In just 6 years, GCA has already flourished as a strong alumni network with an even bigger potential, gained its space in the newly established Global Campus of Human Rights (GC) and managed to create a global alumni identity.…

18 September 2020

Together for Children’s Rights

The Global Campus has been in close cooperation with the Right Livelihood Foundation since 2019 to promote children’s rights worldwide. The GCA has been supporting these efforts through the work we do as an association.

Many of our alumni are working on advancing children’s rights, all over the globe, some working for governmental institutions, some for universities, some for NGOs.…

4 September 2020

High level panel discussion – Experiences of working with and for children deprived of liberty: making the invisible visible

Childhood is when children develop their personality, their emotional relationships with others, their social and educational skills and their talents. For children, deprivation of liberty means deprivation of their childhood.

Placing children in institutions and other facilities where they are, or may be, deprived of liberty is difficult to reconcile with the guiding principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year.…

8 May 2020

#CRC30 Postcards

We have prepared a series of postcards with images from the #CRC30 videos for you to remain in contact with your loved ones while staying at home.

click HERE to download Marta's postcard
click HERE to download Melanie's postcard
click HERE to download Diana's postcard
click HERE to download Tara's postcard

Personalize the postcards with your own message and spread the love while raising awareness about children's rights! 

21 June 2019

Arts & HR :: Invitation pre-opening LABIOMISTA

Our alumni community is invited to join the Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen on 5th of July from 17.45hs for the exclusive pre-opening of LABIOMISTA in Genk. Click on the link below for more details and confirm your presence until June 28th.…
18 December 2018

Rights! – call for submissions

The Rights! Blog is looking for submissions for 2019. Rights! is an independent human rights platform where different ideas, approaches, interests and practices meet. The blog accepts contributions related to any #HumanRights topic. https://rightsblog.net/4 More info: Contribute
5 December 2018

Conference “70 años de la Convención para la Prevención y Sanción del Delito de Genocidio” (BsAs, Dec 13)

El Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores y Culto de la República Argentina, el Centro Internacional para la Promoción de los Derechos Humanos (CIPDH- UNESCO) y el Instituto Auschwitz para la Paz y la Reconciliación invitan a la Jornada: Reflexiones desde el presente:  70 años de la Convención para la Prevención y Sanción del Delito de Genocidio 13 de diciembre de 2018, 15 h Salón Libertador, Palacio San Martín, Arenales 761 Buenos Aires, Argentina   El 9 de diciembre de 2018 se cumplirán setenta años de la firma de la Convención para la Prevención y Sanción del Delito de Genocidio. La…
8 November 2018

20-11-2018 – High-Level Conference: 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The European Parliament will hold a High Level Conference to reflect on the core principles of human rights as set out in the UDHR: universality, inter-dependence and indivisibility, while at the same time addressing new challenges in a global and digital world. The President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani will open the conference in the presence of Vice President/High Representative Federica Mogherini, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, General Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda, and several other dignitaries.…
13 October 2018

2018 GA E.MAlumni Association

To all E.MAlumni supportive members, the 2018 General Assembly of the association is now happening online (more info here: https://globalcampusalumni.org/emalumni/about/general-assembly/ga2018/ . Available to non-supportive members as well). This is your chance to take part in the decision-making process of the association, we count on your participation!…

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