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

  • 15/11/2017 00:00
    Belief and Action Exhibition @ Firing Line Museum, Cardiff / Wales for Peace / Wales Remembers 14-18
    BELIEF AND ACTION EXHIBITION Firing Line Museum, Cardiff WCIA's ex...

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  • 25/11/2017 12:00
    Human Library Festival / WCIA
    Are you interested in exploring new cultures and learning about refuge...

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  • 29/11/2017 10:00
    Shared Learning Event: Bringing the Learning Home / Hub Cymru Africa
    The event in partnership with the Wales for Africa Health Links Networ...

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  • 16/12/2017 14:00
    The Welsh Somali Achievement Awards / SEF Cymru
    We are proud to announce that we are bringing the Welsh Somali Awards ...

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  • 29/01/2018 14:00
    The Wales Africa Awards / Hub Cymru Africa
    The Wales Africa Awards; celebrating the Wales Africa and Fair Trade c...

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