Event | Celebrate International Human Rights Day!

International Human Rights Day occurs every year to commemorate the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations on Dec 10, 1948. In Tennessee, Human Rights Day has become a day to reflect and look at lessons learned and battles won, while various human rights groups join forces and commit to creating an even better future. Tennessee will celebrate Human Rights Day on Dec 10, 2012, in Nashville. The day begins at 2pm, with exhibits by area human rights organizations. Then at 4:30, the presentations and awards will begin. Speakers will discuss various human rights topics related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Opportunity: Be the First-Ever U.S. Youth Observer at the U.N.

Do you have a passion for international affairs? Ready to bring the voice of United States youth to the United Nations? If so, apply today to be the first-ever U.S. Youth Observer at the United Nations! The United Nations Association of the USA, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, is currently accepting applications from individuals, ages 18-25, interested in serving as the inaugural U.S. Youth Observer this fall.

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Event: Documentary Examines Global Water Crisis | MTSU

EVENT: Documentary screening at MTSU. This documentary examines the harsh realities behind the mounting water crisis from both local and global perspectives. Learn how politics, pollution and human rights are intertwined in this important issue that affects every being on Earth. With water drying up around the world and the future of human lives at stake, the film urges a call to arms before more of our most precious natural resource evaporates.

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