The 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was celebrated in 1998. Not only special stamps were issued, but a great number of events were organized to commemorate this event.
The United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights was awarded to:
Sunila Abeyesekera (
Angelina Acheng Atyam (
Jimmy Carter (
Jose Gregori (
Anna Sabatova (
A special prize was given in honour of all human rights defenders.
A special website for the 50th anniversary from the United Nations.
The website of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Republic of Moldova
UNOstamps subject page 098
last revised: 15 August 2010