"Human rights are our common heritage and their realization depends on the contributions
that each and every one of us is willing to make, individually and collectively, now and in the future."

Louise Arbour
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2004 - Activities in the Field: Zimbabwe

Work Plan for the Commemoration of the Human Rights Day - 10 December 2004



Breakfast Talk

•  Presentation on: What are "Human Rights"?
•  Light breakfast for participants

Official Commemoration Ceremony

•  Welcome Remarks
•  Secretary-General's Statement read by the UN Resident Coordinator a.i.
•  Speech by GoZ representative
•  Speech by Representative from Academia/Civil Society
•  Drama performance
•  Reception

Symposium to Commemorate the UN HR Day

•  Theme: " Africa and the International Human Rights System"
•  3-4 speakers from different institutions will be invited to give speeches related to the theme with time for questions from the audience afterwards;
• Cocktail