Geneva, DEC 10: Human Rights turns 70 today. Human Rights Day celebrated every year on 10th December, the day, United Nations General Assembly adopted and enforced ‘Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ in 1948. This year it is 70th Anniversary of UDHR.
Today, with the motto of #STANDUP4HUMANRIGHTS, the world is celebrating this day with enthusiasm and responsibility toward Human Rights.
Leading up to the 10th December 2018, the actual date of 70th anniversary of Universal Declaration, Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is launching a ‘Month of Activation’, across the globe to spotlight the centrality of rights to daily lives of people, and aim to engage diverse audience around the world calling on them for Human Rights.
UN information centers are organizing events and activities in Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Czech Republic, France, Geneva, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Madagascar, Myanmar, Namibia, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, The US and Zambia.