The “Alfredo Kraus” auditorium of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will receive the First International Forum for Social Inclusion of young people in which, have taken part the Children’s Authority Act and the Family of Canary Government, and The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The main element of The Millenium Development Goals, agreed by 193 Member States of United Nation on September, was combat poverty in all its shapes and everywhere until 2030. Poor people could improve their lives faster in the next 15 years, than in any other moment of the history.
he 30% of the children of Canary are at risk of social exclusion, which means 140.000 children from 400.000 of the total in the islands. For the president of “UNICEF Comité Español”, Carmelo Angulo, it has to be a source for concern.
Video of the program “Barrios Orquestados”, it is a social project with pedagogical character and artistic aims. The project pretends to create bowed string orchestra (violins, violas, cellos, double basses) in all peripheral neighbourhoods of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, that have special needs in the social and cultural fields.
Young people under the age of 18 represented the population group with the biggest poverty risk or social exclusion of the European Union (EU) in 2011, published Eurostat, the European statistics body last Tuesday.