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2008-12-16 | News
“Legal Mosaic” project : “Universal Declaration of Human Rights according to Children” event

On December 15 the event called “Universal Declaration of Human Rights according to Children” took place in Erebuni Hall of Erebuni Plaza Business Center which was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The event was organized in the frames of the “Legal Mosaic” project, which is implemented by “The Future is Yours” Charitable Social Non-Governmental Organization with the support of OSCE office in Yerevan. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the students through education and possession of information and to give them opportunities to make independent reasoning through discussions. 800 children from three Yerevan, three regional and two boarding and special schools participated in the project.

The active students of the project presented the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights according to children.

The participating students received certificates of participation and encouraging presents.

At the end of the event all the present wrote congratulatory massages dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Within the framework of the same project the active participants of the “Legal mosaic” project had visited the UN Armenia Office. UNO Yerevan staff members had briefed the children about the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, had watched the video film “For Everyone, Everywhere”, had finished “The importance of Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Mankind” group work. UNO/DPI had presented the children with the jubilee publication of the Declaration and the Reference Paper “United Nations Human Rights Mandate”, other information materials.

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