Universal Declaration of Human Rights: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

International Day of Democracy 2019

The International Day of Democracy 2019 was observed on September 15. The day is celebrated to promote the tenets of democracy. 2019: Theme The theme of the world democracy day 2019 is “Participation”. Active participation of people is a key for the democracy to succeed. Article 21 (3) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “The ..

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 ..

2018 International Day for Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed every year on October 17 to recognize the struggles of the impoverished and to make their voices heard by governments and ordinary citizens. The 2018 theme is “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and ..

2018 International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace is observed every year on 21 September to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to ..