Events

New York

3 November 2018

UN Run for Human Rights
Dash to the Finish Line 5K
UN Headquarters – Central Park

5 December 2018

Book launch: Women and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Rebecca Adami
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Dag Hammarskjold Library, UN Headquarters
RSVP here

6 December 2018

Opening of the exhibit Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70
6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Visitors Lobby, UN Headquarters
RSVP here

10 December 2018

Panel discussion on the relevance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to today’s cutting-edge human rights issues of inequality, climate change and new technologies
UN Headquarters
Watch live on http://webtv.un.org/
Download the programme PDF

18 December 2018

General Assembly meeting on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 25th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action
Awarding of the UN Human Rights Prize
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UN Headquarters
Watch live on http://webtv.un.org/

Around the world

From Suva to Santiago, from Pretoria to Paris, and from Doha to Dakar, the UN Human Rights Office and partners are organizing events to shine a light on human rights and engage diverse audiences in standing up for the enduring principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

UN Information Centres are organizing events and activities, including in Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Czech Republic, France, Geneve, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Madagascar, Myanmar, Namibia, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, the United States, and Zambia.

Read more about some of the events around the world.