• August 4, 2018

    Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony

    The annual community event in memory of all those impacted by the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and in solidarity toward a peaceful world free from nuclear weapons.

    Speaker: Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C.

    When: Saturday, August 4, 2018 | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM (rain or shine!)
    Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE

    You can support the event by donating on the Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony’s 2018 Eventbrite page.

    Visit Floating Lantern Peace Ceremony 2018’s Facebook Page  for email [email protected] for more information.

  • April 21, 2017

    Speaker Series & Reception Event: MMIW

    Elder Doreen Spence, Traditional Healer & Registered Nurse, Developed the UNs Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

    Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Activist & Entrepreneur, Co-founder &   President of Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

    Nicole Robertson, President & Chief Communications Specialist Muskwa Productions & Consulting

    When: Friday, April 21, 2017 | 6:00 to 8:00 PM
    Where: Sandman Hotel City Centre | 888 7th Avenue SW Calgary, 2nd Floor
    Tickets: 20 per person.RSVP at scrimshaw-and-reception.eventbrite.ca

    Speaker’s event will be followed by reception & launch of UNAC Calgary’s academic journal, International Blue – Moxie’s Lounge (2nd Floor) | 8:15 to 9:00 PM

  • March 15, 2017

    Calgary Peace Prize Ceremony

    Join us in celebrating the 2017 recipient of the Calgary Peace Prize, the Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C. for his long and sustained efforts towards international peace building and for raising awareness on human security issues and nuclear disarmament.

    When: March 15, 2017
    Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall 205 – 8 Ave SE
    Tickets: $8 – $100

    Presented by Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Arts, Peace Studies Initiative

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity

Human rights are relevant for all of us, every day. Human rights include our rights to freedom from fear and from want, freedom to speak up, rights to health and education; and to enjoy the benefits of measures to advance economic and social justice.