June 4th 2015 - An engagement letter
In an engagement letter dated June 4, 2015, President François HOLLANDE asked Ms Corinne LEPAGE to “take stock of the various initiatives taken at national and international level” concerning the recognition of human rights.
Sept. 25th 2015 - Report submission
On September 25, 2015, a report for a “Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights” is handed over to François Hollande. It should lead to a Declaration containing “four principles, six rights and six duties, in line with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed in Paris in 1948.
Oct. 6th 2015 - The Scouts movement is the first signatory
Scouts around the world to support the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights presented by Corinne Lepage in Geneva.
Nov. 18th 2015 - Strasbourg first city to sign
Strasbourg is the first major city to sign this charter and is pleased that it is following the path of the United Nations so that it can one day become enforceable in law.
April 28th 2016 - François Hollande transmits the Declaration to Ban Ki-moon
The President of the Republic, François Hollande, transmitted the text of the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights to the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.
Sept. 22th 2016 - Paris signs the Declaration
By signing on thursday 22 September 2016, the Universal Declaration of the Humankind Rights, a declaration that seals the fundamental rights of human beings and duties to safeguard nature, Paris continues its action for the implementation of the commitments of COP21.
Nov. 16th 2016 - A book for the Declaration
This book aims to showcase the 26 key articles of this Universal Declaration, in the light of illustrations that recall the importance and strength of images.
Nov. 18th 2016 - Comoros is the first state to sign the Declaration
The Union of the Comoros becomes the first State to recognize the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights.
June 16th 2017 - National Bar Council supports the Declaration
The NBC, the representative institution of the legal profession in France, has formalised its support for the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights. The Board voted unanimously in favour of the following deliberation:”The NBC is committed to upholding and promoting the DHR”.
June 30th 2017 - Handover of the Declaration to Ban Ki-moon
Corinne Lepage presented the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights to Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Oct. 19th 2017 - Opening of the signature of the Declaration to companies
On thursday 19 October, the Universal Declaration of Humankind Rights was presented and opened to companies at the General Assembly of the MENE – the New Economy Entrepreneurs’ Movement.