Guillermo MESA VELÁSQUEZ, Salvatorian priest of the Society of the Divine Savior (SDS), was born in Medellín, Colombia and is known as the “shepherd who smells like sheep”. His life covers more than eighty years characterized by coherence and radicalism, his total dedication to humility, service, empathy, joy, solidarity and respect for autonomy, diversity, freedom and democracy. Read more : https://publicpeaceprize.org/guillermo-mesa-velasquez-2/
¡Ofrece tu apoyo a Guillermo MESA VELÁSQUEZ!
Un “Pastor con olor a oveja” es Guillermo Mesa Velásquez, Sacerdote Salvatoriano de la Sociedad del Divino Salvador (SDS), nacido en Medellín, Colombia. Más de ochenta años de una vida caracterizada por la coherencia y radicalidad, por su entrega total con mucha humildad, servicio, empatía, alegría, solidaridad y respeto por la autonomía, la diversidad, la libertad y la democracia. https://publicpeaceprize.org/guillermo-mesa-velasquez/
Shruti NAGVANSHI is a women‘s and children‘s rights activist and advocate for marginalized groups in India, including rural women.
She is one of the founding members of People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) and a founder of Savitri Bai Phule Mahila Panchayat, a women’s forum. She has worked with several other projects to empower minorities.
Marceline BUDZA, a young woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is known for her work in defending human rights and empowering women.
Marceline created the Association of Women Cooperatives Rebuild Women’s Hope (RWH) in 2013 with a vision for change. She has worked tirelessly ever since to enable many women to regain economic independence and become active participants in society and the economy. Read more : https://publicpeaceprize.org/marceline-budza/ (Write your comments at the bottom of this page)
An initiative created in 2006 in Barranquilla, Colombia whose objective is to contribute to the construction of social memory, and to generate actions of reconciliation and peace through symbolic and artistic elements. Read more : https://publicpeaceprize.org/dignity-and-memory-monument/
¡Ofrece tu apoyo a MONUMENTO por la DIGNIDAD y la MEMORIA!
Una iniciativa creada en el 2006 por la Red Sur de Barranquilla, Colombia, cuyo objetivo es aportar a la construcción de la memoria social y generar acciones para la reconciliación y la paz a través de elementos simbólicos y artísticos. ¡Exprese su agradecimiento y comparta! https://publicpeaceprize.org/monumento-por-la-dignidad-y-la-memoria/
André JACOB, retired professor of social work, writer and peace and human rights activist, committed to fighting racism and discrimination against migrants and to establishing just relations with indigenous peoples.
He is a professor who made his career at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), a polyglot, painter and writer, with a background in philosophy, social work and sociology.
Globetrotter in his youth, he explored several countries including Tunisia, Mali, Chile, El Salvador, Argentina, and Nicaragua starting in 1965. His commitments abroad made him aware of social and economic inequalities. Faced with the difficulties experienced by populations dominated by military dictatorships, he decided to devote part of his life to promoting peace, non-violence and respect for human rights.