What is a human right? And what does it mean to have ones human rights denied? These warm-up questions were posed to the studentsduring the seventh edition of the World Peace Forum, organized by the Associazione Culture Ticino Network at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, on 13.11.2017.   […]

7th World Peace Forum @ Palazzo dei Congressi, Lugano

Photo: COOPI Archive   Mboneza’s parents arrive in Kishusha (Democratic Republic of Congo), escaping from the anti-hutu violence of Raia Mutomboki. Mboneza arrives with them at Buporo – a camp for displaced people – after having spent most of her 20 years escaping. It’s ironic, because she can’t even stand on […]

The hunger that is inherited

                          Photo: Archivio COOPI     8th of September – International Literacy Day In 2014, 263 million children didn’t attend school; in conflicting countries 50 % of children have no access to education   Literacy is understood as […]

Press Release: Education in emergencies

  APPOINTMENT TRASGUARDI – The world in a park   COOPI will be present also this year at TraSguardi, an event of local and international solidarity, of knowledge and intercultural exchange. TraSguardi is a day made to explore the activities and projects of around 50 local and international associations, non-governative […]

TraSguardi – the world in a park

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Orlando Bloom visits COOPI's beneficiaries
  In late February, the English actor Orlando Bloom, Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF, carried out a mission in the Diffa region, in the South-East of Niger, to raise awareness regarding the humanitarian crisis at the base of Lake Chad, where violence spread by Boko Haram has caused massive displacements of the […]

Orlando Bloom visits COOPI’s beneficiaries

  Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, was affected on the 13th and 14th of August 2017 by a series of devastating floods which caused many people to loose their lives and homes. At the moment there have been more than 400 deaths (of which 109 are children) and 600 people […]

Sierra Leone: COOPI ready to intervene

  Here is the testimony of a woman whose 6-year-old daughter, a victim of sexual abuse, has been cured by Dr. Mukwege of the Panzi Hospital, commonly called “the man who repairs women”.   The violence she suffered was too serious   “My 6 year old daughter was raped by […]

The man who repairs women