The YHR-Japan team learned that some serious cases of bullying had emerged among youth in schools. They saw the urgent need for Human Rights Education as a means to help reduce bullying. They reached out to schools. The talented artist, Kotomi Tsubota, depicted the 30 human rights in anime, which is the Japanese abbreviation for the word animation.
In 2013 the Character Development Program programs became part of a school curriculum. Later, the provincial government granted permission to expand the programs to all schools within the three towns of Karachi.
Geneva is home to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and the Human Rights Council as well as other UN offices, almost 200 permanent missions and many non-governmental organizations.
Italy is home to one of the oldest cities in the world, Rome. She’s famous for her historic landmarks such as the Coliseum and Leaning Tower of Pisa; leisurely gondola rides in Venice or taking the fast lane in one of the luxury cars such as the Ferrari, Lamborghini or Maserati.
The 11th World Educational Tour 2014 will circle the globe to countries including Dominica, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, UK and the USA in honor of the United Nations International Day of Peace.