Being European means respect for human dignity, in a society where pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality prevail. No place for voices of division and hatred. Many thanks to religious leaders of all faiths for today’s #Art17Dialogue .
"John Lewis was an American original who devoted every day of his life to equality, justice and respect for human dignity. His life's work lifted millions across generations and continents and his legacy will continue. I was privileged to be his colleague and friend." Ken Bentsen
Many people of #faith have worked at the heart of the #HumanRights movement, precisely because of a deep attachment to respect for human dignity, equality & justice. Supporting the positive contributions of faith-based actors is crucial – . ℹ️
“We need more respect. Greater justice. We need to uphold human equality and dignity. And we can achieve this. All of us, wherever we are, can make a difference, by standing up for everyone's human rights.” - #StandUp4HumanRights #UDHR70 #HumanRightsDay
Equality, justice and freedom prevent violence and sustain peace. Respect for human rights is at the core of development and peace. #StandUp4HumanRights