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Highlights from the Righteous and witnesses Seminar

Righteous and witnesses: historical remembrance and action ethics
Gariwo seminar for the training and further education of teachers
8th, 12th, 19th March 2010.

Foibe killings, not to be forgotten - the Day of Remembrance

In 2004 the Italian Republic established the "Day of remembrance in memory of the foibe killings victims, of the Julian-Dalmatian exodus, and of the events occurred along the Eastern border". There are many commemorations devoted to this tragedy.

Flickers of light - Righteous people in gloomy times

In honor of Remembrance Day 2010

Mayor Moratti announces the six Righteous to be honoured at the Monte Stella Garden
 22nd January at 9.00 a.m., Milan, Teatro Derby. International meeting on Marek Edelman, Vasilij Grossman and Guelfo Zamboni held by Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide Committee, Milan City Administration and Union of the Italian Jewish Communities

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The Gariwo International Scientific Committee

The Gariwo International Scientific Committee has been created which brings together intellectuals from all over the world who are committed to the subject of righteousness. 

Herta Muller Nobel Prize for literature - she recounted the dictatorship in Romania

The honor was given for her commitment to report the scourge of oppression and totalitarianism. The writer had fled to Germany during Ceausescu's regime. Her best-known work is The Land of Green Plums.

The collapse of the Walls. 20 years later - meeting and photographic exposition

University of Milan, 7th-8th May. In the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin wall, some of the major protagonists of the events of those years assess the process of reunification of the European continent. Meeting organized by the Branch of the European Commission.

Cultural dialogue with the world

Visions and awareness

Gariwo, the Garden of the Righteous, has been working on the concept of the Righteous for many years, with the goal of spreading the awareness of the importance of exemplary figures, those who show how to build a future of peaceful coexistence. This is important especially for the young people, who look for reference points to which they can relate the fundamental choices of life.
In recent years the interest towards the Righteous has greatly increased and this paradigm of moral resistance is essential for the development of collective consciousness on major ethical issues of our time.
We believe that the involvemnet of youth, the school operators, the academic, intellectual, artistic, media and public  and private institutionsm is crucial to maintain and strengthen the cultural orientation, which takes this direction.

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Concert for the Righteous in Warsaw

to support EU Day of the Righteous

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Arturo Toscanini

genius of music, patriot and rebel