Human Dignity Day

UN Photo: A group of Japanese women look at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during a visit to the UN’s interim headquarters in Lake Success in February 1950

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and to complement the United Nations observance of Human Rights Day each year on 10 December, it is proposed that the United Nations General Assembly adopt a resolution establishing 10 June as an International Day Affirming Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere. To learn more about the proposed resolution which reaffirms the fundamental importance of human rights and emphasizes the human dignity of everyone everywhere as a foundational principle of human rights, select a link below.

Explanatory Note for Proposed UN Resolution

Draft UN Day Resolution