This special day is celebrated each year on December 10th, and commemorates the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.
This year marks the 59th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. International Human Rights Day is a time to reflect on the progress society has made in protecting and promoting human rights and on the challenges that lie ahead.
Ontario has long been a leader in advancing human rights for all Ontarians. Today, the Commission is celebrating with friends from the community. Mr. Fo Niemi, Co-founder of the Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR), is the keynote speaker at the event. Mr. Niemi will speak about Quebec’s ongoing public consultation on accommodation for immigrants, and will share his experiences in creating and promoting inclusive communities.
Mr. Fo Niemi, Co-founder of the Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR)