Human Rights Award

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On December 10th, UNA National Capital Area will be celebrating Human Rights Day. The program will take place at the National Education Association and honor the following individuals and organizations working to improve human rights in their communities and around the world:

The Inaugural UNA-NCA Global Human Rights Leadership Award
The Honorable Michelle Bachelet*
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
*This award will be presented in High Commissioner Bachelet’s honor

Louis B. Sohn Human Rights Award 
Professor Katherine Marshall
Executive Director, World Faiths Development Dialogue

 F. Allen “Tex” Harris Diplomacy Award
Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook
Former U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom

Perdita Huston Human Rights Award 
The Honorable Vivian Lowery Derryck
Founder and President Emerita, The Bridges Institute; UNA-NCA Advisory Council

UNA-NCA Community Human Rights Award
World Central Kitchen