Sober Celebrations for UN Declarations on Human Rights

13 November 2018
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights as well as the 20th anniversary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders. Is that a reason to celebrate or rather a sombre reminder of what is at stake if we don’t preserve the achievements of these Declarations?

Featured project:


  • Martin ABREGU, Vice-President for Democracy, Justice and Free Expression, Ford Foundation
  • Andrew ANDERSON, Executive Director, Front Line Defenders
  • Angkhana NEELAPAIJIT, Thailand National Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Bruno STAGNO-UGARTE, Deputy Executive Director, Human Rights Watch, and Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po


  • Robert MALLEY, President, The International Crisis Group