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October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on October 17 every year. Key facts International Day for the Eradication of Poverty seeks to raise global awareness about the problem of poverty and its role in the violation of human rights and dignity. It also honors the bravery of people living in poverty and ..

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UN Human Rights Council recognises ‘Right to a clean environment’

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) unanimously voted to recognise a clean, healthy & sustainable environment as a universal right. This right was recognised by UNHRC on October 8, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Highlights Once the right is recognised by all, it would be the first of its kind in 70 years, ever since ..

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10 December: International Human Rights Day

Every year 10th December is celebrated as International Human Rights Day across the world. The theme for 2019 Human Rights Day is: ‘Youth Standing up for Human Rights.’ The 2019 edition of day will celebrate the ‘youth’ as agents of change and will encourage them to amplify their voices against hate speech, discrimination, racism, bullying, ..

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International Human Rights Day

The International Human Rights Day is an international observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is observed every year on 10th December since 1948. This year marks the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration is a milestone document that proclaimed the ..

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World Press Freedom Day observed on 3 May

The World Press Freedom Day 2019 is observed on 3 May 2019. It is being jointly organized by UNESCO, African Union Commission and Government of Ethiopia. The year 2019 marks 26th celebration of WPFD. The main event is being held at African Union Headquarters at Addis Ababa. The World Press Freedom Day It is observed ..

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2018 International Human Rights Day (IHRD)

The International Human Rights Day (IHRD) is observed every year on December 10 to commemorate the day when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris in 1948. The 2018 theme is ‘Stand up for the human rights’. This year marks the ..

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