60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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United Nations International Nursery School: It's Human Rights Day for Them
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Drafting Committee on Intenational Bill of Rights( Commission on Human Rights), in Lake Success, New York.  Left to right : Dr. P.C. Chang, China; Henri Laugier; Mrs. Eleanor D. Roosevelt, USA; Prof. John P. Humphrey, Canada; Dr. Charles Malik, Lebanon; Prof. Vladimir M. Koretsky, USSR
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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt of the United States holding a Declaration of Human Rights poster in English
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Three members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in conversation before a meeting on the Draft Covenant on Human Rights was continued.  Left to right: Dr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), Professor Rene Cassin (France), and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA).  Behind them are United States advisers, Ms. Marjorie Whiteman and Mr. James Simsarian
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Partial view of the 1st meeting.  Left to right:   Colonel William Roy Hodgson, representig Australia; Dr. P.C. Chang of China, Vice-Chairman; Henri Langier, UN Assistat Secretary-General for Social Affairs; Mrs. Eleanor D. Roosevelt, of theUnited States, Chairman; Professor John P. Humphrey, Director, UN Human Rights Division; Dr. Charles Malik, Lebanon, Rapporteur; Professor Vladimir M. Koretsky, representative of USSR; Mr. H.T. Morgan, United Kingdom, alternate
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights and United States representative welcomes the representative of the USSR, Professor Vladimir M. Koretsky to the Commission's third session

Film project

Stories on Human Rights

Messages and statements

Navi Pillay,
High Commissioner for Human Rights
Statement for Human Rights Day 2008
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Ban Ki-moon,
UN Secretary General

Message for Human Rights Day 2007
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Louise Arbour,
High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Statement for Human Rights Day 2007
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Speech commemorating Human Rights Day 2007

Summary statements of Human Rights Day event

Commemorative events

Detainees Week initiative

2008 UN Human Rights Prize

Human Rights Day 2007 webcast

Official Human Rights Day event:
Programme (Word)
Modalities (Word)

Related information

United Nations - Human Rights Day 2007

Know Your Rights 2008

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

UDHR in 413 translations

Universal donorship appeal

The history of Human Rights Day

Council of Europe