Universal Declaration of Human Rights 60th anniversary


Jubilee emblem Universal Declaration of Human Rights 60 yearsThe Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) turns 60 on 10 December 2008. On Human Rights Day 2007, the United Nations Secretary General launched a year-long UN system-wide advocacy campaign to mark this important milestone. The initiative celebrates the Declaration and the promise that has made this document so enduring: Dignity and justice for all of us.


The campaign aims to increase knowledge and awareness of human rights among the largest number of rights holders so that they can claim and enjoy their rights. Many governments, civil society, educational, cultural and human rights institutions have taken the opportunity during 2008 to reaffirm their commitment to the values and principles of the UDHR and to disseminate information about the Declaration.





A special website for the 60th anniversary from the High Commissioner for Human Rights.





Belgium 12 November 2008

Republic of Moldova 10 December 2008

Tunisia 10 March 2008









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