4th June, 2015 - An Engagement Letter
With an engagement letter dated the 4th of June 2015, President François HOLLAND entrusts Mrs Corinne LEPAGE with the task of “taking stock of the various initiatives carried out at national and international level” concerning the recognition of human rights.
25th September, 2015 - Submission of the Report
On September 25, 2015, a report for a “Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights” is submitted to François Hollande. It should lead to a Declaration comprising “four principles, six rights and six duties, in the filiation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed in Paris in 1948.”
6th October, 2015 – The Scouts Movement Becomes the First Signatory
Scouts from around the world support the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights, as overseen by Corinne Lepage in Geneva.
18th November, 2015 - Strasbourg Becomes the First Signatory City
Strasbourg is the first major city to sign the Declaration and is pleased that it is following the Declaration’s path towards the United Nations, so that one day it may be embedded in our system of human rights.
28th April, 2016 - François Hollande Transmits the Declaration to Ban Ki-moon
President of the Republic, François Hollande, conveys the text of the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.
22nd September, 2016 - Paris Signs the Declaration
By signing the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights on Thursday, September 22, 2016 – a declaration which seals fundamental rights for human beings and duties to safeguard nature – Paris continues to make progress towards the implementation of COP21 commitments.
16th November, 2016 – A Book for the Declaration
A work which aims to examine in detail the 26 crucial articles of the Declaration with universal vocation. It is accompanied by illustrations which highlight the universal qualities which the Declaration possesses.
18th November, 2016 - The Federal Republic of the Comoros Becomes the First State to Sign the Declaration
The Union of the Comoros becomes the first State to recognize the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights.
29th June, 2017 - The French National Bar Council Supports the Declaration
The FNBC, which is the national representative institution of the legal profession both in France and internationally, formalizes its support for the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights. The council votes unanimously that: “the FNBC is committed to upholding and promoting the DHR”.
30th June, 2017 - Presentation of the Declaration to Ban Ki-moon
Corinne Lepage presents the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights to Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations.
19th October, 2017 – The Declaration Opens for Signatures from Economic Entities
On Thursday, October 19th, the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights was presented and opened to signatories from economic domains during the General assembly of the Movement of the Entrepreneurs of the New Economy (MENE).