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

3.10 p.m.

 

Welcome address by Mr. Francesco Pisano, Director of UN Library at GenevaMs. 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 WickramanayakeUN 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
4.00 p.m.Reception
5.00 p.m.End of event