International Conference “Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice”

International Conference "Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice" F. Javier Murillo, Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, will give a lecture on the contributions of Social Justice on education at Universidad Libre de Colombia.http://www.unilibre.edu.co/bogota/ul/noticias/noticias-universitarias/4146-hacia-una-educacion-que-contribuya-a-la-justicia-social
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Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights

Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights Yesterday an interesting informal meeting was held, with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and activist for Human Rights, at the La Corrala Cultural Center of the UAM.  We have been encouraged us to join the #StopKillerRobots campaign, due to the serious danger posed by the use of "killer robots" in armed conflicts, since their use implies the absence of human control in battle. In this meeting the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice participated as a commitment to peace and the reproof of injustices, which adheres to…
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Conference- “The anthropocene: the era of the global ecosocial crisis”

Conference: The anthropocene: the era of a global ecosocial crisis On Wednesday 10th of April, the Contemporary History Department of the Philosophy and Arts Faculty- Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will be organising the conference "THE ANTHROPOCENE: the era of a global ecosocial crisis". Adrián Almazán, Doctor in Philosophy by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, will impart this conference with the colaboration of Instituto Demospaz and Unesco Chair on Education for Social Justice.
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Open letter to young people fighting for the climate. Reflection after the International Strike against Climate Change

Open letter to young people fighting for the climate. Reflection after the International Strike against Climate Change On March 13 we met to put on the table, disseminate and critically argue the need for the strike for the climate of March 15, 2019. After a presentation of the Chair's project by Javier Murillo, in the interventions of Adrián Almazán and Jorge Riechmann raised the underlying reasons that, in this year 2019, make more urgent than ever a decisive action against climate change, and not only. Loss of biodiversity, shortage of materials, a suicidal economic model ... All of them elements…
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Conference – March 15 (15M): An international strike against Climate Change

Conference - March 15 (15M): An international strike against Climate Change​ On Wednesday, March 13, the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, of the UAM, in collaboration with the research group GinTRANS ^ 2, organizes the Conference entitled "March 15 (15M): An international strike against Change Climate". It will be held in the Conference Room of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the Autonomous University of Madrid. Program: 14.00-14.30: Presentation of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice (F. Javier Murillo) 14.30-14.45: Why a climate strike? Perspectives of collapse and hopes for change: The Fridays for future…
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February 20th: World Day of Social Justice

February 20th: World Day of Social Justice The General Assembly has decided to celebrate the World Day of Social Justice every 20 February beginning in 2009. By resolution 62/10 of November 26, 2007, the Assembly recognized that the attention of social development and social justice are indispensable for the achievement and maintenance of peace and security, and yet can not be served without peace, security and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms. http://www.un.org/es/events/socialjusticeday/
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Audrey Azoulay, general director of UNESCO, and Rafael Garesse, rector of UAM, sign an agreement for the creation of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice at the UAM

On February 11, 2019 an agreement was signed between UNESCO and the Autonomous University of Madrid, represented by its Director General, Audrey Azoulay, and by the rector of the UAM, Rafael Garesse, by which the UNESCO Chair in Education is created for Social Justice of the Autonomous University of Madrid.
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Audrey Azoulay, Director General of UNESCO, and Rafael Garesse, Vice Chancellor of the UAM, sign an agreement for the creation of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice of the UAM

Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, and Rafael Garesse, Vice Chancellor of the UAM, sign an agreement for the creation of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice of the UAM On February 11, 2019, the agreement between UNESCO and the Autonomous University of Madrid was signed, represented by its Director General, Audrey Azoulay, and by the Vice Chancellor of the UAM, Rafael Garesse, which created the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice of the Autonomous University of Madrid.
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Human Rights and Culture of Peace in the seventieth anniversary: Seminar of Chairs and UNESCO Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice

Human Rights and Culture of Peace in the seventieth anniversary: Seminar of Chairs and UNESCO Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice participated and collaborated with DEMOSPAZ in the organization of the Seminar of UNESCO Chairs and Centers on Human Rights, Culture of Peace, Gender and Social Justice that was developed at the University on October 10, 2018.To mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the objective of the Seminar is to take stock and exchange ideas and analysis on the…
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