Global Dignity.org

Linked with Pekka Himanen – Finland, and with ‘A global dream‘.

Mission: The mission of the Dignity Project is to implement globally the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life. This is a paradigm shift in thinking about our global challenges, a new language and a mindset to approach issues of poverty, peace, and progress. Largely, we know the main problems of global development. The issue is to be able to phrase them in a language and with metaphors that inspire action. The formulation of this new language is the task of the Dignity Project. It is formulating a globally shared dream to unite the development, joining the forces of public, private, and citizen sectors. The mission of the Dignity Project is to implement globally the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life. This is a paradigm shift in thinking about our global challenges, a new language and a mindset to approach issues of poverty, peace, and progress. (for full text, click on ‘read the whole article).

The five Dignity Principles:

  • 1. Every human being has a right to lead a dignified life.
  • 2. A dignified life means an opportunity to fulfill one’s potential, which is based on having a human level of health care, education, income and security.
  • 3. Dignity means having the freedom to make decisions on one’s life and to be met with respect for this right.
  • 4. Dignity should be the basic guiding principle for all actions.
  • 5. Ultimately, our own dignity is interdependent with the dignity of others.

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