December 10th Human Rights Day and Nobel Peace Prize Day

Human Rights Day

Good morning friends!

Today is Monday December 10th

Nobel Peace Prize Day and Human Rights Day

Annually on December 10, Human Rights Day is celebrated across the world.

This date honours United Nations, General Assembly’s December 10, 1948, adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the early major achievements of the new United Nations.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Traditionally, the five-yearly United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights and Nobel Peace Prize are awarded on Human Rights Day.  There are high-level political conferences and meetings that are held as well as cultural events and exhibitions dealing with human rights issues along with many governmental and nongovernmental organizations active in the human rights field that also schedule special events to commemorate the day. 

Use #HumanRightsDay and #NobelPeacePrize  to post on social media.

 

2018 Nobel Peace Price Winners

 

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.”
John F. Kennedy

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