Labcitoyen 2014 : a Tanzanian student in Paris !
Abdul ZAKE, a young Tanzanian student, winner of the French language competition organized during the Francophonie 2014 in Tanzania took part in the “LabCitoyen” programme of 2014.
The programme, running in its third edition and launched by the French Institute, brought together in early July, 82 Francophone young persons from around the world to reflect on the theme of Human Rights in the XXI century in the digital era
Through a series of lectures, debates, workshops and visits, the winners have deepened their knowledge in the fight against prejudice, intolerance prevention and protection of liberties.
The participants met with many important personalities, activists and associations such as Amnesty International. They also had the opportunity to visit Lille and to meet specialized associations in social innovation.
Abdul: “ I am really delighted about my trip especially because there were workshops on human rights and the fight against discrimination. Testimonies of participants, and, a visit of the exhibition – The 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda - which interested me very much. We prepared a film on Human Rights and everyone got involved. There are many things that impressed me in France. I have had a beautiful experience...”