Students are Protagonists Against War
The "Active Principles Against War" initiative involved 24 thousand students from 268 Italian high schools in connection with the cinemas that were able to interact talking about conflicts and migrations through the enunciation of five principles: knowing the war, affirming equality, getting information, cultivate memory, and beauty.
Like the active ingredients of drugs, good practices and concrete gestures can stop wars. This is the meaning of "active principles against war", the event for Italian high schools organized by Emergency. At the Emergency house, the students of the Galilei-Luxemburg Institute in Milan and the Zappa Institute in Saronno followed the event. 24 thousand students from 268 high schools, different students from all over Italy are connected via satellite with the Emergency house. Morning objective: to talk about conflicts and migrations through the enunciation of five active principles: knowing the war, affirming equality, being informed, cultivating memory and beauty.
"What you can do against the war is to engage in daily life. The voluntary service, the civil service, the school-work alternation," said Miccio who then answered the questions of students connected on Instagram, "Do not be prejudiced, believe us. Today the challenge is more difficult, in this moment in which the work of the NGOs is not very appreciated, we must continue to talk about rights without ever giving in to violence, not even verbal", he concluded.
It is called "affirming equality" the last active principle of Emergency against the war. To tell Gino Strada, in the light of the over 10 million people to whom in 25 years of activity the organization he founded has provided medical-surgical care in areas of conflict.
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