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70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Symposium

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Graham Center, Room 243

11200 Southwest 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

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On December 10th, 2018 we will celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our celebration will include a day of reflection on the role that Caribbean countries played in this monumental achievement of mankind. We will be honoring the legacy of Sénateur Emile Saint-Lôt, Haitian Ambassador to the UN, and Guillermo Belt, Cuban Ambassador to the UN and their collaboration on helping adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The day will consist of panel discussions from respected experts on this topic, a high school essay competition, and attendance from all sectors of our communities. This symposium is being hosted by Florida International University Digital Library of the Caribbean in collaboration with Le Flambeau Foundation. The symposium will be held on the campus of Florida International University in Miami, Florida.


This event is free and open to FIU students and to the public on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

For more information, please call (305) 348-3008.


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Metered parking is available throughout the University at a cost of 25 cents per 15 minutes. A current FIU virtual permit does not entitle the driver to park in a metered parking space without paying the appropriate fee, unless otherwise specified on the permit. Pay at the meter or use pay by phone all across campus.

For this event, we recoomend parking at Lot 3, Blue Garage, or Gold Garage. These locations will leave you closest to the event location in the Graham Center.

For more information you may visit https://parking.fiu.edu.


This event will be streamed through Facebook Live.

For those unable to attend the event in person, we encourage you to tune in during event time for a live stream on Facebook. You may access the stream on Monday, December 10th on our event page.

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