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Nadia Murad Basee Taha Appointed New Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC

Oct 5, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, New York, USA, September 16 2016 – Amal Clooney, International human rights lawyer Participated on the Appointment Ceremony of Nadia Murad Basee Taha as UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Amal Clooney, Nadia Murad Basee Taha Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad Basee Taha – who survived trafficking at the hands of ISIL (Da’esh) – was formally appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for the Dignity of [Read More]

12th Annual International Human Rights Summit 2015 at UNHQ

Aug 29, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations August 28 – (By Britta Schmitz) In December 1948 the General Assembly of the UN proclaimed a set of 30 rights, called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which every human being is entitled to.   “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood,” it says in article one of the declaration.   A survey has shown that only eight percent of adults and four percent of young people in the United States are aware of [Read More]

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