In Panama, a Photographic exhibition on the Holocaust at the Autonomous University of Chiriquí was part of the Educating to Remember project.
The photographic exhibition “The Holocaust: Paradigm of Genocide” by the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace was received by the Autonomous University of the Province of Chiriquí (UNACHI), as part of the commemoration of the International Day in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. This activity was held on February 3rd, 2015, in the lobby of the faculty of education of the UNACHI and had a wide receptivity and participation of the university community.
Sixteen explanatory films on the events that took place during the establishment of the Nazi regime, to the atrocious crimes in the concentration camps that caused the death to more than 20 million people, including 6 million Jews. The peace activists of Panama offered an explanatory tour of each of the sheets allowing attendees to the exhibition learn about one of the most momentous genocides of the 20th century to event attendees, including students, faculty members education , And teachers of primary and secondary schools in the Province of Chiriquí, who participate in faculty training.
Professor Cecilia Calderón Pre-Admission Director of the Faculty, on behalf of the Dean of faculty of education offered a few words of welcome for the photographic exhibition and then the local coordinator of the GEAP in the Province of Chiriquí, Attorney Franklin Montenegro talked about the benefits of these projects reaching to more and more schools, both Elementary and High schools and Universities to learn about the Holocaust and to prevent these events from recurring.
The GEAP’s Traces to Remember project was presented through the plaque of survivor Jaime Segal, which was exhibited in this faculty for 20 days so that the students and professors of different faculties of the Autonomous University of Chiriquí and visitors in general can know the testimony of one of the protagonists of the Holocaust of World War II.