You are all invited!
“Youth Standing Up for Human Rights Education”
- launch of the 4th phase of the World Programme for Human Rights Education -
The Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN, with the support of OHCHR, is organizing an event to launch the 4th phase (2020-2024) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education, dedicated to youth, as part of the celebrations of Human Rights Day 2019. The event is co-organized by the Human Rights Council’s Governmental Platform on Human Rights Education and Training.
The venue will host the exhibition “Transforming Lives: The Power of Human Rights Education”, a project by civil society sponsored by the Governmental Platform.
You can also enjoy: Musical performance by
SEVEN EYES and Reception provided by the Permanent Mission of Slovenia
|3.00 p.m.||Opening musical performance|
|Welcome address by Mr. Francesco Pisano, Director of UN Library at Geneva, Ms. Tatiana Valovaya (TBC), Director-General of United Nations Office at Geneva, and H.E. Ms. Sabina Stadler, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN|
|3.20 p.m.||Opening remarks by Ms. Kate Gilmore, UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights|
|3.25 p.m.||Remarks by young human rights educators|
|3.35 p.m.||Video messages by Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, youth delegates from Thailand, and young human rights defenders|
|3.45 p.m.||Closing remarks by H.E. Mr. Sek Wannamethee, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the UN|
|3.50 p.m.||Closing musical performance|
|5.00 p.m.||End of event|