Islamabad, 10 December 2018: The fourth edition of the Film Festival “Human Rights through Cinematography”, marking the 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights concluded in Islamabad on the Human Rights Day today.
The closing ceremony was jointly organized by the United Nations in Pakistan and the Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan.
The objective of the film festival was to deepen among Pakistani audience, especially the Youth the knowledge about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and human rights challenges, people are facing in different corners of the world. Continue reading
Islamabad, 10 December 2018: Students at the COMSATS University in Islamabad observed the Human Rights Day with thematic messages of peace, tolerance, harmony, co-existence and respect for human rights.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his video message highlighted that human rights are universal and eternal and called on all the people to stand up for human rights — for everyone, everywhere. Continue reading
The United Nations State of World’s Volunteerism Report 2018 launched today to mark the International Volunteer Day 2018 in Islamabad. Ignacio Artaza, Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan also announced the official launch of Pakistan volunteer awards to honour young men and women who are making extraordinary and selfless contributions to the society.
Nominations for these awards will be accepted from 1 January through end of February 2019.
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 | 10.00AM – 12.30 PM, Serena Hotel Islamabad – Sheesh Mahal
More info: https://bit.ly/2BPj2TT
There are over one billion volunteers across the globe dedicating their time and skills to helping others. Resilient Communities stand up against natural, economic and political stress on the foundations of volunteerism.
Every year on 5 December, International Volunteer Day (IVD), we celebrate and recognize volunteers and their contributions everywhere.
More on #IVD2018: unv.org/internationalvolunteerday2018