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07.09.2017  

Reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at Slovenian Embassy

On Wednesday, 6 September Slovenian Embassy joined the initiative of the Berlin International Literature Festival for the worldwide reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

During the open day at the Slovenian Residency the Preamble and 30 articles were read five times in 22 different languages:

Pintupi Luritja
Arabic
Bahasa Indonesia
Catalan
Croatian
English
Fijian
Filipino
French
German
Greek
Italian
Norwegian
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Slovenian
Spanish
Swahili
Swedish
Tetum (Timor Leste)
Turkish

All the videos are shared on Slovenian Embassy's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqJHRuXxhcC0HdvEV4al6vA/videos?sort=da&flow=grid&view=0.

Read about our event in the City News http://citynews.com.au/2017/declaration-human-rights-given-new-life-readings/

You can also watch the readings of the Declaration at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele that took place on the same day at 6pm by, among others, Nina Hoss, Ai Weiwei, Elfriede Jelinek, David Grossman, Vivienne Westwood, Simon Rattle, Patti Smith, Herta Müller and schoolchildren. You can watch the film here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvNbnPzksyE&feature=youtu.be

 

Mr Christopher Woodthorpe, UN                                        Ambassador Ms Helena Drnovšek Zorko

  

Lachlan Strahan, First Assstant Secretary, DFAT              Thomas Albrecht, UNHCR

Lizzy Ellis, Tjurkula WA Ngaanyatjara Person & Sarah Holcombe, translator of the UDHR into Pintupi Luritja language

 

 

Mr John Carroll