On this Human Rights Day, we also celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
December 10th marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On this historic occasion, we should reaffirm the fundamental principles that its inspired group of framers articulated. In the Universal Declaration they recalled the “disregard and contempt for human rights” that led to actions which “outraged the conscience of mankind” and they… Read More »
“December 10 marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a single short document of 30 articles that has probably had more impact on mankind than any other document in modern history.
On 6 December 2008, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Regional Office for Southern Africa, in partnership with the National and Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD), will be launching the Mitchell’s Plain Care Centre (MPCC).
On 14 December 2005, the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) came into force and became the first legally binding, global anti-corruption agreement. This Convention provides a unique opportunity for Governments, policy makers, religious organisations, the media, NGOs, other institutions working against corruption, private sector, and civil society to mount a global response to this… Read More »