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Human Rights Day: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70!

Happy Birthday to The Universal Declaration of Human Rights! Learn about this significant document, your rights, and how to empower others.

Universal Children’s Day 2017

To celebrate this year’s Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF invited children from around the world taking over key roles in media, politics, business, sport and entertainment to voice their support for millions of their peers who are unschooled, unprotected and uprooted on November 20th. “From Auckland to Amman and from New York to N’Djamena, we want children…
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United Nations Day 2017

Yesterday we celebrated United Nations Day- the anniversary of the ratification of the UN Charter when the UN officially came into being. With our current political climate, this day is particularly important to us. We want to show Congress and the administration that the UN matters and we do not want to walk away from the…
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United Nations 72nd Session of the General Assembly

The General Debate opens today and continues through September 25th with the theme, ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.

Global Peace Picnic 2017

Our third annual collaboration with the City of Chicago’s World Music Festival and commemorating the UN International Day of Peace.

Women’s March Chicago

Together, we made history with an awing 250,000 Chicagoans as we marched to advocate for gender equality and women’s rights as human rights.