[Preliminary Programme as of 5 Dec. 1997]

The United Nations Department of Public Information cordially invites you to

Human Rights Day Special Events

to Launch the Fiftieth Anniversary of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Wednesday, 10 December 1997

Human Rights Day Programme
ECOSOC Chamber, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Moderator: Mr. Samir Sanbar, Assistant Secretary-General for Public Information

Opening Remarks: Mr. Hennadiy Udovenko, President of the General Assembly

Video Message of Mr. Kofi Annan, United Nations Secretary-General

First Keynote Speaker: Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady of the United States

Second Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nafis Sadik, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund

Message of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Dr. Purificación Quisumbing, Director, New York Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Panel

Opening of the Human Rights Day Exhibit
Public Lobby, 1 p.m.

Presiding: Mr. Samir Sanbar, Assistant Secretary-General for Public Information
Musical programme: Ms. Rachel Lee, Violonist, Korean-American child prodigy

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For more information please contact:
Ms. Danielle Loff
Development and Human Rights Section
Department of Public Information
tel: (212) 963-0352
fax: (212) 963-1186

Ms. Lilli Schindler
DPI NGO Section
tel: (212) 963-1361
fax: (212) 963-6914

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