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10 December 2019
2019 Human Rights Awards

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2019 Human Rights Awards! It was a great night; read event coverage here.


Each year, UNA-NCA commemorates the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a celebratory event. 

In honor of the 71st anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNA-NCA will recognize individuals and organizations working to improve human rights in their communities and around the world.

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All ticket sales will close at 11:59 pm on 12/6

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Reception at 5:15 pm
Program runs from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

National Education Association, 1201 16th St. NW, Washington DC, 20036

The 2019 Honorees are:

The Inaugural UNA-NCA Global Human Rights Leadership Award
The Honorable Michelle Bachelet*
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
*This award will be presented in High Commissioner Bachelet's honor

Louis B. Sohn Human Rights Award 
Professor Katherine Marshall
Executive Director, World Faiths Development Dialogue

 F. Allen "Tex" Harris Human Rights Diplomacy Award
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
Former U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom 

Perdita Huston Human Rights Award 
The Honorable Vivian Lowery Derryck
Founder and President Emerita, The Bridges Institute; UNA-NCA Advisory Council

UNA-NCA Community Human Rights Award
World Central Kitchen


Member*: $70
Non-Member**: $90 

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All ticket sales will close at 11:59 pm on 12/6

Students, email unanca@unanca.org from your .edu email address to receive $20 off your ticket price!

*Students under the age of 26 are eligible for free UNA-NCA membership
**Non-member tickets include 1 year of UNA-NCA membership

Contact our Executive Director, Paula Boland, at paula@unanca.org with any questions about sponsorship.