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November 3, 2023

NetworkICOM Webinar | Museums and Human Rights

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home […]” – Eleanor Roosevelt, 1958

Date: 15th of November 2023

Time: 15 :00-16 :30 CET

Speakers: Henry McGhie (Curating Tomorrow), Jane Klinger (Chair of ICMEMOHRI), FIHRM (Federation of International Human Rights Museums)

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and in the perspective of the Human Rights day on the 10th of December, ICOM organised a webinar with the aim of encouraging meaningful actions and promote the role of museums in advancing and protecting human rights. The initiative is also in line with ICOM’s commitment to the UN 2030 Agenda by engaging global network in Sustainable Ddevelopment Goal’s (SDGs) implementation through a focus on human rights issues.

The webinar will address how ICOM network and the museum sector at large, as civil society organisations can participate in “The Push for Pledges” campaign, an initiative to encourage concrete actions through the Pledging Tree.

Webinar programme