The Human Rights Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja branch will hold a 3-day lecture in commemoration of the World Human Rights Day.
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Available in more than 500 languages, it is the most translated document in the world.
Theme: All Human, All Equal – Advancing Human Rights
Date: Wed. 8th – Friday 10th December 2021
Venue: NBA Ikeja Bar Centre, Lagos State.
Day 1: Wednesday, 8th Dec. 2021 / Topic: Curbing Insecurity & the Need to Protect Citizens’ Rights – Striking the Balance.
Day 2: Thursday, 9th December, 2021 / Topic: Work/Life Balance and Human Rights
Day 3: Friday, 10th December 2021 / Topic: Checking the increasing Menace of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria- The Way Forward.
Time: 10am to 1pm daily
Speakers expected to grace the Lecture are Hon. Justice Rahman Oshodi , Jiti Ogunye, Adesina Ogunlana, Adepeju Jaiyeoba, Prof. Ayo Atsenuwa, Mrs. Chinyere Okorocha, Mr. Olumide Omosebi, Dr. Abiola Akiode Afolabi, Dr. Yolanda George-David, Mrs. Chinwe Efobi, Mrs. Marion Jones.