Human Rights

Join a global community in celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

In 1950, the United Nations General Assembly declared 10 December to be the International Human Rights Day. This day marks the day commemorating the date on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaiming its principles as the “common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.”

This year, the […]

9 December 2014|Blog, Opportunities for Youth|

Youth campaign for human rights on United Nations Day

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is celebrating United Nations Day, 24 October, by asking youth – what human rights issues are most important to you?

The #ImpactHRYouth youth campaign for human rights invites young people to create signs which identify their priorities on human rights issues, and share their message in a selfie […]

24 October 2014|News Stories|

UN Youth Envoy Encourages Y-PEER to Continue Promoting the Culture of Human Rights

31 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|