September 6, 7:00 pm, at the CIEE Global Institute. American Voices Abroad Berlin has answered the call of the international literature festival Berlin (ilb) to participate in a worldwide reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on September 6, 2017. Among the many readings in Berlin, this is the only one in ENGLISH. The purpose of these readings is to reignite and strengthen the concept of human rights in the world today: http://www.worldwide-reading.com/archiv-en/06-09-2017-worldwide-reading-of-the-universal-declaration-of-human-rights.
The reading will begin shortly after 7:00 pm on Wednesday, September 6, in the common room of the CIEE Global Institute (Gneisenaustr. 27 in Kreuzberg). Before the actual reading, Adam Wilkins will give a brief historical introduction to the 1948 United Nations Universal Declaration. After the reading, all are welcome to join in a discussion of the relevance of this human rights document today.IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN READING ONE OF THE 30 ARTICLES OF THE DECLARATION ALOUD (in English) at this event, please reply to this message. Tell us the article that you would like to read (and give a few alternatives just in case your favorite is already taken). Here is the entire text in English: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Pages/Language.aspx?LangID=eng