In the framework of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 40th anniversary of Portugal’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights, the Legislative Assembly, together with the Comissão de Proteção de Crianças e Jovens da Horta and Escola Secundária Manuel de Arriaga, organised the Lecture… Continue reading President of the Legislative Assembly calls on young people for the protection of Human rights
The Legislative Assembly joined the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by inviting local associations that work to benefit citizens with special needs to mark the Christmas season through the decoration of the Christmas Tree and the Christmas Crib of the Azorean Parliament with ornaments made by themselves with reused materials. The… Continue reading Christmas decorations mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the Legislative Assembly
In 2018, Spain celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Constitution and the approval in referendum of its Magna Carta on December 6, 1978. On the occasion of this important Anniversary, the Parliament of Andalusia inaugurated in September the exhibition ’40 years of Constitution, 40 years of Democracy 1978-2018 ‘, organized by the news agency Europa… Continue reading The Parliament of Andalusia hosts the exhibition ’40 years of Constitution, 40 years of Democracy 1978-2018 ‘
The Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and the University of Madeira co-organized a Conference entitled “The Protection of Fundamental Rights within the framework of the European Union”, that was held in the main hall of the Legislative Assembly of Madeira, on the 30th of November. Luis Miguel Poiares Pessoa Maduro, was the… Continue reading Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of Madeira hosted the Conference
On November 22, the Parliament of Andalusia hoisted the flag of the Gypsy People to celebrate the Day of the Andalusian Gypsies, with the aim of visualizing the idiosyncrasy of the Gypsy People, eliminating existing stereotypes and prejudices and putting value on one of the most important minorities in Andalusia.
On the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day, Tuesday, November 20, 2018, the Parliament of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels organised a citizens’ educational activity on the theme: “Girls, boys: are they equal? What is our role here?” Specifically, almost 100 pupils from the 3rd and 4th years of secondary school, from 4 schools in Brussels and… Continue reading A hundred children come to the Parliament of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels to speak about gender equality!
The President of the Parliament, Carolina Darias, highlighted the record of participation this year, with 24 centers, and calls to continue “creating synergies to educate in values of citizenship”. The Parliament of the Canary Islands hosted the first training session for teachers of educational centers participating in the III Regional Contest of School Debate, whose… Continue reading The Parliament of the Canary Islands celebrated the first training session for teachers of the III School Debate Contest
A delegation from South Korea visited the Parliament of Andalusia in October, where they were received by the president, Juan Pablo Durán, before holding a meeting of a technical nature to gather information on the political system in Spain, the characteristics of the Parliament of Andalusia and the activity of women parliamentarians, the method of… Continue reading A delegation from South Korea visits the Andalusian Parliament to gather information on the Spanish political system
“We are gathered today around our common language, but it is also the culture, history and economy that make us want to reinforce the ties that unite these two autonomous communities”, said the President of the Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, Ana Luís, at the opening session of the exhibition “56… Continue reading The Parliaments of Azores and Galicia celebrate institutional cooperation in Lisbon
The President also transferred to Francisco Fernández and Cristina Gallach a copy of the report ‘Mixed movements of population and Human Rights: a civilized response’, prepared by the chamber in 2017. The President of the Parliament of the Canary Islands, Carolina Darias, shared in two different meetings with the Ombudsman of Spain, Francisco Fernández, and… Continue reading Carolina Darias shares with the Ombudsman and with the High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda the advances of the Chamber in the Canarian Strategy for Sustainable Development