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< blockquote>< div class="row">< div class="col-sm-10">It is absolutely clear that we need to regain the universality of human rights, the indivisibility of human rights, and we need to find a new energy that motivates young people around the world.”< small>Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights< /small>< /div>< /div>< /blockquote>< div class="topmargin bottommargin clearfix">Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the < a href="">Universal Declaration of Human Rights< /a> (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Available in more than < a href="">500 languages< /a>, it is the most translated document in the world.< h2>2022 Theme: < b>Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All< /b>< /h2> Join us for a year-long campaign to promote and recognise the < a href="">75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights< /a>.The 75th anniversary of the < a href="">Universal Declaration of Human Rights< /a> will be celebrated on 10 December 2023. Ahead of this milestone, starting on this year’s < a href="">Human Rights Day< /a> on 10 December 2022, we will launch a year-long campaign to showcase the UDHR by focusing on its legacy, relevance and activism.In the decades since the < a href="">adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights< /a> in 1948, human rights have become more recognised and more guaranteed across the globe. It has since served as the foundation for an expanding system of human rights protection that today focuses also on vulnerable groups such as persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and migrants.However, the promise of the UDHR, of dignity and equality in rights, has been under a sustained assault in recent years. As the world faces challenges new and ongoing – pandemics, conflicts, exploding inequalities, morally bankrupt global financial system, racism, climate change – the values, and rights enshrined in the UDHR provide guideposts for our collective actions that do not leave anyone behind.< /div>