ChangeNOW 2021

The Renewed And Expanded Universal Declaration of Human Rights

May 29, 2021 | 1:15 PM - 2:20 PM


Inclusion & Education


Looking at cross-cutting/horizontal human rights concerns and the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on human rights. Speakers will underlined the need for strengthened multilateralism and international solidarity to overcome the pandemic and its devastating effects on societies as a whole and the lives of individual rights holders. They will also draw attention to the climate crisis and its effects on human rights, recognising that the pandemic was a crisis on top of the existing climate crisis. Other cross-cutting themes in focus are education, LGBT and women rights, inclusion, the need to adress discrimination and intolerance as well as new technologies and digitalisation.