UN: 24-October-2006 United Nations day

img UN small Today is United Nations day and it is the last for Kofi Annan. Let’s see what the next 365 days will bring for this planet…






…For the tenth and last time as Secretary-General, I offer friends and colleagues around the world my best wishes on United Nations Day. I have spent almost my whole professional life working for the United Nations – so this day, and the values that it stands for, will always be special for me….
UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan

More on the declaration of human rights:
LibriVox has put up MP3 files for the “Universal declaration of Human Rights” in more then 20 languages.
UNHCR has the text of the declaration in 365 languages
(English is included in case somebody in D.C. would like to read it or just listen to it)

Thanks to Boing Boing for the link to the audio files.

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