Building a World Wide Human Rights Web: human rights and the free flow of information
Moderated by Mr. Tim Sebastian
Sir Tim Berners-Lee,Inventor of the World Wide Web
Ms. Navi Pillay,UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Human Rights Day continues the celebration of the anniversary with 20 YEARS: WORKING FOR YOUR RIGHTS as its theme but with the emphasis on the future and identifying the challenges that lie ahead.
The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention 'of the peoples of the world' the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.
Human Rights Day 2013 EVENTS
Human Rights Day 2013 has special significance in this 20th anniversary year of the establishment of the mandate of the OHCHR. The public is invited to follow @UNrightswire and #UNRightsAt20.