Universal Declaration of Human Rights

International Day of Conscience

The International Day of Conscience is an annual worldwide awareness event celebrated on April 5th. It came into existence on July 25th, 2019, when the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution entitled “Promoting the Culture of Peace with Love ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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 ..

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