72nd International Human Rights Day organized in virtual format

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First prize winner of Human Rights Short Film Contest 2020 (R) is awarded during the 72nd International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2020. Photo: MNA

A ceremony to mark the 72nd International Human Rights Day was held virtually yesterday morning.
Chairman of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission U Hla Myint read the President’s message.
Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye and the Chairman of Commission delivered speeches at the event.
After presenting an animation jointly created by the MNHRC and the Good Neighbour International (GNI), Mrs Dawn Del Rio, on behalf of UNDP Resident Representative (Myanmar) of UNDP and U Aung Myo Min, the Executive Director of Equality Myanmar, delivered commemorative remarks on occasion.
Prizes were also awarded to the winners in the competitions of poems and articles about the event.
Awards were given to the winners in the short film competition organized by the MNHRC and the Alliance Myanmar.
The ceremony was concluded after the staff members of commission sang the song titled ‘Human Rights for All’, composed by Di Ra Mo, which was initially sung by vocalists Aung Htet and Jewel.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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