Watch what happened during the morning and afternoon sessions of the conference on Friday 6 December 2002.
December 6, 2002
United Nations Headquarters,
and Secondary Students (grades 5-12)
and Human Rights:
A Better Future For All
How to Participate
Selected students from Canada, Domincan Republic,
Mexico and the United States met at the United Nations as leaders
in the 5th Annual Student Conference on Human Rights. They helped facilitate
the interaction of young people in an all day international videoconference
as they discussed their action plans and developed a youth declaration on
our focus area of Sustainable Development and Human Rights.
Any classroom in the world can share their ideas,
experiences, thoughts, and feelings on topics relating to this year's
theme by posting in our interactive
The interactive forums are only open to middle or secondary students.
To participate, teachers can register
their students or students can register
Spread the word and get others involved in Sustainable
Development and Human Rights.