South Sudan marks Human Rights Day
Juba, 10 December 2021: The South Sudan Human Rights Commission partnered with UNMISS to celebrate Human Rights Day in the world's newest nation. This year's global theme - Equality - draws on Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
Reading UN Secretary-General's speech at today's event at the Nyakuron Cultural Centre in Juba, Irena Metodieva Angelova from the UN Peacekeeping mission's Human Rights Division Officer, Irena Metodieva Angelova appealed for collective action to uphold every human being's rights and dignity.
Photos by Isaac Billy/UNMISS