European Union Delegation to Singapore

Human Rights Day Seminar 2018

28/11/2018 - 07:50
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Our annual seminar to commemorate Human Rights Day 2018 will be held in Singapore on Friday, 7 December.

The promotion and protection of human rights is at the heart of multilateralism, a central pillar of the UN system, and a core and founding value of the European Union.

In Singapore, our Human Rights Day seminar is centered on the theme: 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The seminar takes place from 9am to 2pm at Crescent Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646.

More details here:

Read HRVP Federica Mogherini's speech here: https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-Homepage/54124/speech-hrvp-federica-mogherini-ep-event-70th-anniversary-universal-declaration-human-rights_fr

About The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

 

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."

 

The Universal Declaration is the cornerstone of international human rights law and its first article captures its very essence: that human rights should be universal, indivisible and interdependent.The EU stands up and continues to relentlessly support human rights defenders, to speak out against the shrinking civil society space, and to use political and financial action to support them.

This year we mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and join UN Human Rights in inviting everyone to #Standup4humanrights #EU4HumanRights

If you need more information, get in touch with our Press Officer Deepika Shetty - deepika.shetty@eeas.europa.eu

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