Presentations

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Inspirational Works of Art at the United Nations

This 30-minute slide presentation showcases the beautiful sculptures and wall art on the UN property in New York City. The presentation features photographs and descriptions of over two dozen works of art, selected to highlight the theme of universal human rights and peace.  All photos were taken by members of the Human Rights Special Interest Group (HR-SIG)

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

This 30-minute slide presentation provides an overview of the 17 sustainable development goals, including the targets for each one and implementation suggestions for local organizations – to Think Globally, Act Locally.

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The United Nations Core Human Rights Conventions

This lively 30-minute slide presentation introduces the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, followed by discussion of human rights conventions that pertain to the rights of women, children, persons from various racial groups, people with disabilities, migrant workers and their families, and persons who are incarcerated or detained.

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Multiple forms of discrimination continue to negatively impact women and girls. In this 30-minute slide presentation, we move from inspiration to action, highlighting these inequities and suggesting ways to uphold the human rights of women and girls in all stages and walks of life.

(All photos are credited to HR-SIG members)