Monthly Archives: December 2008

Message of the Secretary-General on Human Rights Day

By | 10 December 2008

 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 »

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Media Advisory & Invitation – International Anti-Corruption Day – 9 December 2008

By | 3 December 2008

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 »

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