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Celebrating Human Rights Day: Youth standing up for human rights
10 Dec 2019 -  This year, we wish to dedicate Human Rights Day to the critical role of youth in social movements and celebrate youth standing up for human rights.

1. Introductory remarks by Assistant Secretary-General Andrew Gilmour
2. Remarks by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres
3. Kahoot! Game -- a knowledge-building mobile phone-enabled quiz testing the audience’s knowledge of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and human rights in general
4. Video Message from the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet
5. Panel discussion. Panelists:
- Feliciana Herrera Ceto from Ixil Region in Guatemala, a youth indigenous leader
- Fatou “Toufah” Jallow from the Gambia, activist against sexual violence
- Alexus Lawrence from New York, CUNY (City University New York) freshman engaged in activism for youth and children
- Carl Smith from the indigenous Yupiaq tribe in Alaska, USA
- Moderator: Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International
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