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Human Asia Newsletter June 2016
 Human Asia (humanasia@humanasia.org)     2016년 07월 04일    939  
  
June 2016 HUMAN ASIA NEWS
June 2016/No.73
 

NEWS No. 1
66th UN DPI/NGO Conference@ Gyeongju
(30 May - 1 June)
Human Asia participated in the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference at Gyeongju. The conference was centered on the theme of quality education for global citizenship and coopereation for the implementation of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). On the list of attendees were UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and some 4000 NGO leaders from around the world. It was an opportunity for NGO leaders and workers to gather together, form networks and discuss ways in which NGOs can contribute to handling major issues in achieving SDG 4.7..    
 
 

NEWS No. 2
2016  Korea Refugee Film Festival (KOREFF)
On June 18th, the Korea Refugee Supporting Network presented the 2nd Korea Refugee Film Festival at Daehan Theatre in Chungmuro. The film festival was organized by Human Asia, co-hosted by the Korea Refugee Supporting Network and UNHRC, and sponsored by Seoul Metropolitan Government, Uniqlo and BM-Tech. The festival started with special performance by Raspberry Fields, screened 4 films about refugees, and provided various activities to promote general awareness of refugees in Korean society...  
 
 

NEWS No. 3
2016 Model UN Human Rights Council UPR Orientation
On June 25h, the orientation for finalists of  2016 Model UN Human Rights Council UPR took place at  Seoul National University. The finalists learned the modalities of the event and each teams decided participating UPR countries during the team-building session. The finals will take place on July 28-29 at Seoul National University, and Human Asia hopes for best results for all participants, and  deeper understanding of the human rights situation in North East Asia.    
 
MOVIE
  Dheepan
2015/ Directed by Jacques Audiard/ Starred by Antonythasan Jesuthasanand more
"Dheepan", a new identity and a new name for Sivadhasan, once a Tamil warrior in the last days of the Sri Lankan Civil War, finds himself in the refugee camp after his side loses. His journey to France as a refugee ont only gives him a new name, Dheepan, buy also a new family. In order to craft a more convincing story to seek political asylum in France, a broker matches him with Yalini, who will act as his wife, and Illayaal, who acts as his daughter. The three suddenly find themselves a family. Starting a new life in France, Dheepan is sent to a village outside Paris and is assigned to be a resident caretaker, and slowly settle in the new environment with his new family. Ironically, they encounter a new war in the place they took for a sanctuary. To protect his new family from the gans who run and abuse the town, Dheepan once again turns a warrior.
The film won the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The Coen brothers, judges for the festival, marked that despite differing opinions among the judges on other fims, 'Dheepan' was unanimously hailed as the awardee of the Palms d'Or.,.. 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Global Human Rights School for Teenagers (1 July)
  • 2016 4th Model UN Human Rights Council UPR Competition (28-29 July)

 
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