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Updated On: Friday, 14 December 2018
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Worldwide UN family celebrates enduring universal values of human rights

Content by: UN News Centre Speaking in Marrakesh, where over 160 Governments signed up to the first-ever global migration pact on Monday, UN chief António Guterres said that the Compact is an important step towards safety and dignity for millions ...

70 years on, landmark UN human rights document as important as ever

Content by: UN News Centre Thanks to the Declaration, and States’ commitments to its principles, the dignity of millions has been uplifted, untold human suffering prevented and the foundations for a most just world have been laid.

More than 17,000 children worldwide paint a picture of human rights

Content by: UN News Centre Children from 71 different countries submitted drawings to the “Kids for Human Rights” contest, organized by the United nations Information Service in Geneva (UNOG), the UN human rights office (OHCHR) and the Garrabon ...

Syrian civilians must be protected amid ISIL executions and airstrikes: Bachelet

Content by: UN News Centre Speaking to journalists in Geneva on Wednesday, the High Commissioner for Human Rights warned that an “at least 7,000” people in Deir-Ez-Zor province were trapped, amid efforts to dislodge ISIL from one of their last ...


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