• Lead-organizer: Cuba
  • 15:30 - 17:00
  • Date: 14 Jun 2012
  • Room: T-6

Launching of the "Humanity Right to life" book and Presentation of a documental on Fidel Castro's Environmental thought

Organizing partners

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba


The book "El derecho de la humanidad de existir", edited in Havana by Editorial Ciencia y Técnica, in 2012, is a compilation of the Reflections by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz, on the damages to the environment and the climate changes. Through the reflections, published since 2007 up to the present, diverse isues are discussed such as the rise of prices and food scarcity, the natural disasters, the nuclear war and others that affect the existence of the human species.

Docummentary "Fidel Castro, caudal de Río", refers to the development of the environmental ideas of Fidel Castro since his childhood up to the present. Through images and solid opinions by researchers, experts and specialists in the Cuba issue, the positions held by Fidel Castro on this question are analyzed, and special attention is dedicated to his address to the Río Summit in 1992 and the warnings issued since that moment on the damages caused by the climate change and the urgent need to develop actions to stop the accelerated devastation of the environment.

Detailed programme

June 14, 2012, 15:30-17:00
Presentation of the book "El derecho de la humanidad a existir"
Screening of doccumentary "Fidel, caudal de Río"
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