Human Rights Day, December 10


''The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.''

McGill experts

Nandini Ramanujam – Faculty of Law

Expertise: She is the Executive Director & Program Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill. She can comment on critical engagement with discourses in human rights.

nandini.ramanujam [at]


René Provost – Faculty of Law

Expertise: He can comment on international human rights and humanitarian law.

rene.provost [at]



Vrinda Narain – Faculty of Law

Expertise: She can comment on women’s human rights and the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women).

vrinda.narain [at]

(514) 398-4927

Source: Human Rights Day

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