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Still powerful: UDHR at 70

In an era of “backlash against human rights,” how can the 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights help to solve today’s and emerging global challenges?

 A victim of torture (not featured in the story) from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

‘I just wanted to die’ says torture survivor on way to recovery

On her birthday, 26 June, which is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a torture survivor spoke at the United Nations about how a rehabilitation programme has turned her life around.

Noticias/derechos humanos

Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of UDHR
High Commissioner speaks to the UN General Assembly calling States to work towards peace and justice for all.

20th anniversary of the declaration on human rights defenders
High Commissioner speaks at the high-level meeting of the General Assembly in New York.

Award ceremony for the human rights prize
High Commissioner honours the recipients of the 2018 United Nations Prize in the field of Human Rights in New York.

Commit2Dialogue: Partnerships for Prevention and Sustaining Peace
New York, 20 November 2018: "Words Matter: Role and Responsibility of the media in shaping public perceptions about migrants and refugees and promoting inclusive societies”; statement by Andrew Gilmour, ASG for Human Rights

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