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On Dec. 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Eleanor Roosevelt championed and, in large part,... [Read More]
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December 10 marks the International Human Rights Day. On this day, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.... [Read More]
Sunday (Dec. 10) marks Human Rights Day, a day that is celebrated every year to commemorate the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of... [Read More]
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December 10 marks International Human Rights Day, which commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. [Read More]
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Human Rights Day is being observed in Bangladesh as elsewhere in the world marking the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)... [Read More]
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This day in history: 1968 – Japan's biggest heist, the still-unsolved "300 million yen robbery", is carried out in Tokyo. 1983 – Democracy is restored... [Read More]
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On Dec. 10, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons will receive a Nobel Peace Prize for its work on the Treaty on the Prohibition... [Read More]
Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on Dec. 10 every year. The date honors the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation,... [Read More]
Jerusalem is a city of peace, not politics. Jerusalem is equally holy to Muslims, Christians and Jews. The legal status of Jerusalem is defined by... [Read More]
A Swedish-backed resolution circulating at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday seeks to relaunch an investigation into the death of the world body's late... [Read More]
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November 29 marked 70 years since the 1947 decision by the United Nations General Assembly to partition the British League... [Read More]
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WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) International Inc. released a statement on Dec. 4, recognizing the dedication of its membership on the occasion of International... [Read More]
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The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday passed six resolutions described by a watchdog group as "anti-Israel," marking 70 years since the world body's partition... [Read More]
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In honor of International Human Rights Day, the Northampton Human Rights Commission will launch a campaign supporting human dignity and a culture of civility in... [Read More]
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Foreign Office on Monday said a Pakistan-backed resolution passed unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly over the right to self-determination for people who were... [Read More]
JNS.org – The United Nations General Assembly passed six anti-Israel resolutions on Thursday, including a measure disavowing Israeli ties to Jerusalem... [Read More]
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What keeps the leader of the United Nations General Assembly up at night?  The possibility of the United Nations becoming obsolete. [Read More]
The United Nations General Assembly votes to declare as null any Israeli measure to practice jurisdiction over Jerusalem al-Quds. [Read More]
Special Briefing Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador Washington,... [Read More]
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70 years ago today on November 29, 1947 in Lake Success, New York, the United Nations General Assembly voted...... [Read More]
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