Press Release

OHCHR jointly with the national partners are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

14 December 2023

On 11 December, the Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan and the Regional Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia (OHCHR) held a round table in commemoration of the 75th anniversary the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and International Day of Neutrality of Turkmenistan.

As part of the global Human Rights 75 campaign, UN agencies, national partners, civil society, representatives of youth and persons with disabilities held events throughout the year to   increase knowledge of the universality and indivisibility of human rights. 

Participants presented on their activities over the year to promote issues of human rights, children's rights, gender equality, youth participation, and fulfilling Turkmenistan's international obligations in the field of international human rights law. 

The round table brought together representatives from ministries and governmental institutions of Turkmenistan, the Office of the Ombudsperson, academia, civil society and UN agencies, as well as young SDG ambassadors.

Yelena Butova

National Programme Officer

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