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70 years on, landmark UN human rights document as important as ever

Content by: UN News Centre Thanks to the Declaration, and States’ commitments to its principles, the dignity of millions has been uplifted, untold human suffering prevented and the foundations for a most just world have been laid.

More than 17,000 children worldwide paint a picture of human rights

Content by: UN News Centre Children from 71 different countries submitted drawings to the “Kids for Human Rights” contest, organized by the United nations Information Service in Geneva (UNOG), the UN human rights office (OHCHR) and the Garrabon ...

Syrian civilians must be protected amid ISIL executions and airstrikes: Bachelet

Content by: UN News Centre Speaking to journalists in Geneva on Wednesday, the High Commissioner for Human Rights warned that an “at least 7,000” people in Deir-Ez-Zor province were trapped, amid efforts to dislodge ISIL from one of their last ...

Human rights on film: International festival celebrates mobile phone films for a cause

Content by: UN News Centre Over 700 films have poured in from 81 different countries in a call to #StandUp4HumanRights, the historic anniversary’s official hashtag.    🏆 "I was 9 years old", Mattéo Dugast's film won the COUP DE COEUR du Jury ...

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