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Human Rights Day Multifaith Service with the ACT Baha’i Community

IMG_9203_1The ACT Baha’i community celebrated Human Rights Day with a multifaith service and artistic performances on the theme “Fighting Poverty: A Matter of Rights, not Charity”.

UNIC Canberra Director, Mr Christopher Woodthorpe read the Secretary-General’s message, marking the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the World Conference on Human Rights of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. Continue reading

Talking about Human Rights in Canberra City

This Human Rights Day, 10 December UNIC Canberra went to the streets of the country’s capital to discuss what human rights mean to Australians.

Holding an information stall in the centre of the city, UNIC Canberra discussed local human rights issues and how international law relates to Australian citizens. Continue reading