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Ceremony Honoring Eleanor Roosevelt Took Place in Geneva Dec. 5th, 2008

Inauguration of the commemorative plaque in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt, the principle authors of the Universal Declaration and the Member States of the first Commission on Human Rights.
 
 Plaque is found to the left of Place des Nations with the Broken Chair memorial to Land Mine victims
 
erplague_location.jpg
 
 Attended by
Swiss Federal Councilor Micheline Calmy- Rey, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Manuel Tornare, Mayor City of Geneva
Anne Herdt, President of Task Force Eleanor Roosevelt Project
David Roosevelt, grandson of Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
For a report on the Dedication Ceremony, please click on to
 
 
mayorgeneva.jpg  calmeyrey.jpg annherdtceremonz.jpg


Celebrating Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights
 
 
 
 
 

This 8min. documentary commemorates Eleanor Roosevelt's (ER) legacy as the driving force behind the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR), as well as her life and the plaque in her honour on United Nations Plaza in Geneva Switzerland.

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Ceremony Honoring Eleanor Roosevelt Took Place in Geneva Dec. 5th, 2008

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Inauguration of the commemorative plaque in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt, the principle authors of the Universal Declaration and the Member States of the first Commission on Human Rights.
 
 Plaque is found to the left of Place des Nations with the Broken Chair memorial to Land Mine victims
 
erplague_location.jpg
 
 Attended by
Swiss Federal Councilor Micheline Calmy- Rey, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Manuel Tornare, Mayor City of Geneva
Anne Herdt, President of Task Force Eleanor Roosevelt Project
David Roosevelt, grandson of Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
For a report on the Dedication Ceremony, please click on to
 
 
mayorgeneva.jpg  calmeyrey.jpg annherdtceremonz.jpg


Celebrating Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights
 
 
 
 
 

This 8min. documentary commemorates Eleanor Roosevelt's (ER) legacy as the driving force behind the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights (UDHR), as well as her life and the plaque in her honour on United Nations Plaza in Geneva Switzerland.
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