Human Rights Day 2010 events

Geneva Event
The High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will lead a special event to celebrate Human Rights Day 2010 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A number of grassroots human rights defenders and UN experts from different countries will talk about their experiences. 

Statements and messages
Statements by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.

Visual designs
The visual designs in all six official UN languages come in vivid colors or black and white and in different shapes and sizes for adaption to all situations. They can be downloaded for use on your promotional materials.

Promotional materials
We have available a range of downloadable promotional materials. On this page you will find Information Notes, posters and stickers for additional visibility and broad appeal. 

Inspirational stories about human rights defenders, their lives and their work are often featured on the website of the UN Human Rights office.  Those features and the most recent interviews with human rights defenders especially organised for 10 December can be found on the stories page.

A number of human rights defenders have been interviewed for a special video tribute which explains their work and their motivations. Additionally a statement from the High Commissioner is available as a video for use by broadcasters at events.


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