General Assembly Commemorates Seventieth Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (second from left) and Michelle Bachelet (left), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, pose for a photo with the winners of the United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights after the Award Ceremony during the General Assembly commemorative meeting on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

From left to right: Ms Bachelet; Mr. Guterres; Mariam Alkhawaja, from Front Line Defenders; JoA�nia Wapichana, activist for the rights of indigenous peoples in Brazil; Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly; Munizae Jahangir, who accepted the prize on behalf of her mother, Asma Jahangir (1952-2018) human rights lawyer, Pakistan; Rebecca Gyumi, activist for the rights of women and girls in Tanzania; and Catherine Pollard, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management.

Source: United Nations