800 students of Higher Education in Mante, Tamaulipas, participated in the workshops "Educating to Remember"Global Embassy of Activists for Peace

800 students of Higher Education in Mante, Tamaulipas, participated in the workshops "Educating to Remember"

In Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Campus 03 of the College of Bachelors of the State of Tamaulipas (COBAT 03) and the Center of Industrial Technological Baccalaureate and Services No.15 (CBTis No.15), participated in the educational workshops developed by the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) on May 12 and 13, under the theme "The Holocaust and Human Rights", corresponding to the project "Educating to Remember".

With the aim of creating spaces for reflection on the facts and consequences of the Holocaust, as a tool for the teaching of universal values ​​and human rights that promote tolerance and respect for diversity in societies, workshops were carried out with 800 students, covering primary, secondary, upper secondary and higher education levels.

These events were attended by the director of CBTis No.15, Dora Alicia Núñez Torres; the director of COBAT 03, Juan Pablo Trejo Rodríguez; Elizabeth Aguiñaga Mora; Alma Delia Vázquez Montelongo, teacher in Human Rights; Alfredo Aguilar Pérez, coordinator of the GEAP in Tamaulipas; and Luciano Charnichart Zúñiga, coordinator of GEAP in Mante.

The activities began with a photo gallery showing a summary of the Holocaust, and then continued with the development of the educational workshops in several classrooms of COBAT 03 and in the multipurpose auditorium of CBTis No. 15.These were carried out with the support of Activists who mobilized from different cities of Mexico.

 

Creating awareness to avoid repeating the Holocaust

In the workshops, Delia Vázquez Montelongo emphasized the need to teach the Holocaust so that this event is not ignored by present and future generations; as well as showed the importance of having a professional preparation enriched in human values.

For her part, Elizabeth Aguiñaga Mora caught the attention of the students when comparing the before and after of this massacre, in order to create awareness so that this inexcusable historical act is not replicated.

 

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access_time Thursday, May 12, 2016