With the photographic exhibition "The Holocaust and Human Rights", at the headquarters of the Ministry of Public Security (Minseg), the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) in Panama, celebrated the International Day of Human Rights.
The event organized under the program "Educating to Remember", has as purpose to strengthen, through an integral education, the teaching of ethical, moral and spiritual principles and values, as well as the practice of actions of respect for universal rights, taking as base the study of the history of the Holocaust and other genocides.
It was attended by Commander Belsio González, general director of the National Aeronaval Service; of Deputy Commissioner Alexis de León, representative of the National Border Service; also the commissioner Máximo Ruiz, advisor of the Superior Dispatch; Aarón Pérez, secretary general of MINSEG and representatives of the dependencies that make up this organization.
Tour through history
At the opening of the event, the security minister, Alexis Bethancourt, made reference to the Panamanian jurist Ricardo J. Alfaro, who in 1948 participated in the drafting, adoption and translation into Spanish of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Next, there was the unveiling of the commemorative plaques of the victims of the Holocaust, made in the project "Traces to Remember", and the cutting of the photographic exhibition tape.
Then the exhibition tour was carried out, in the company of peace activists, who explained to the attendees about the events that took place during the Holocaust, which marked a before and after in the history of humanity.
Recognized their work for peace
Finally, the national coordinator of the GEAP, Ariel Cierrud, presented certificates of participation to the Minseg for his outstanding participation in the 3rd Summit of Integration for Peace - CUMIPAZ 2017, an international meeting of leaders that brings together personalities from the different fields in which the human beings interact.