#HumanRights75: Wales marks 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDHR) – Resources Page

On 7th December 2023, WCIA were delighted to host over 100 participants at Wales’ Temple of Peace, to mark the 75th ‘platinum anniversary’ of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – with the generous support of Welsh Government in funding the event.

This feature article has been drawn together as a ‘resources page’ to curate and bring together the many contributions from speakers, Human Rights Defenders and participants.

Flickr Album of Event

Human Rights 75 Event, Dec 2023
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Human Rights 75 Event, Dec 2023

Speech Recordings

The following recordings are being curated here as a ‘reference repository’ for ongoing follow-up work into New Year 2024.

Opening Speeches

  • Event Chair and WCIA Trustee Nirushan Sidursan;
  • Minister Jane Hutt;
  • Counsel General Mick Antoniw;
  • Deputy Minister Hannah Blythyn

Jon Alexander, ‘Citizens not Consumers’

Charles Whitmore, ‘Where are we now?’

Ukrainian Bandurist Duo

Human Rights Defenders – Round Tables

Participants had the opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of the personal experiences from 10 Human Rights Defenders, as round tables explored the ‘human library’ concept.

Wider Commentary and Reflections around #HumanRights75

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