Human Rights Day is celebrated on December 10,  2020

What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Enacted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected. 

Read the Declaration

Some cool events are planned:

Join The Need for Multilateralism In A Changing World, on Human Rights Day, December 10th (2:30–3:30 pm EST), a  webinar with the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Volkan Bozkir. Register here. 

 

This global town hall will energize civil society to recommit to the United Nations to ensure the success of the Decade of Action for the SDGs while addressing the impacts of the global pandemic. Register here. 

The Green Alliance has organized a youth-led webinar on the topic - Right To A Healthy Environment.  The human right to a healthy environment brings together the environmental dimensions of civil, cultural, economic, political, and social rights.   Register  here.  

In this special UN session the perspective of art on human  rights will be shared.

Register here.