#OnThisDay in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris. 📸: Fotosearch/Stringer via Getty Images
#OnThisDay : Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10, the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. As an elected member, China has been actively engaged in the work of the UN Human Rights Council.
Liberals table bill to implement United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
[ON AIR] 20 November is World Children's Day. In 1959, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child on November 20. To speak more on this is Marie-Louise Samuels, Yandiswa Xhakaza and Jamala Safari. #DStv403
As a responsible member of this Council India would like to remind Pakistan that the agenda under discussion is Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA): Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary, MEA at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland
Full implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is critically needed now so that all people can enjoy their full individual & collective human rights. Happy #IndigenousPeoplesDay ! 🙏
Today is International Human Rights Day! #OnThisDay in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which set out the rights that it said all human beings are entitled to regardless of our differences. ?
According to the United Nations Foundation, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the most translated document in the world. However, many of the rights expressed there remain aspirational.
#UDHR70 Seventy years after its adoption, on 10 December 1948, by the United Nations General Assembly, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights continues to embody the common ideal to be achieved by all peoples and nations. #StandUp4HumanRights
The Universal Declaration of #HumanRights was adopted by the United Nations on Dec. 10, 1948. Eleanor Roosevelt felt it was the greatest achievement of her life. “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home…” #MotivationMonday
The United Nations General Assembly adopted a universal Declaration of Human Rights, this day in 1948.