December 6, 2023
Each year, UNA-NCA commemorates the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a celebratory event.

In celebrating the 78th anniversary of the United Nations and the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UNA-NCA will recognize outstanding individuals and organizations who are working to improve human rights in their communities and around the world.

The 2023 Honorees

Louis B. Sohn Human Rights Award
Senator Ben Cardin
U.S. Senator for the State of Maryland

F. Allen "Tex" Harris Human Rights Diplomacy Award

Allison Lombardo 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs at the U.S. Department of State

Perdita Huston Human Rights Award

Stephanie Ortoleva
International Human Rights Lawyer and Consultant

Community Human Rights Award
Georgetown Law Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative 

Emerging Leader Award
Amanda Strayer
Supervising Staff Attorney for Accountability at Human Rights First

Event Information

When: Wednesday, December 6th, 2023, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: National Education Association, 1201 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20036
Cost: Members and Students $60, Non-Members $75, Combination Ticket $95

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