All people born free and equal in rights
The signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948 was a watershed moment for all humanity: for the very first time, fundamental human rights such as the right to life, education and freedom of movement, were universally recognized and protected. In the 70 years since its signing the UDHR has become the most widely translated document in the entire world. See them all here:
The year in review
2017 brought along both opportunities and challenges to the UN and the rest of the world. Humanitarian crises, environmental disasters and political extremes/exceptions remained our biggest hurdles towards achieving the Global Goals. Resolved to forestall crises before they occur, Secretary-General António Guterres launched a series of reforms aimed at advancing mediation and prevention. Click here for a review of the year:
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