NDM6896 Debate: International Human Rights Day

NDM6896 Julie James (Swansea West)

To propose the National Assembly of Wales:

1. Acknowledges International Human Rights Day on Monday 10 December 2018.

2. Recognises the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights


The following amendments were tabled:

Amendment 1 - Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Add as new point at end of motion:

Regrets the growth of political movements that reject the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and calls on the Welsh Government to ensure that its work on tackling extremism includes proactive measures to prevent far right-extremism.

 Amendment 2 - Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Add as new points at end of motion:

Notes that the UK Government recognises that all rights set out in the UN Declaration of Human Rights are of equal importance.

Welcomes the action taken by the UK Government in prioritising tackling modern day slavery, defending freedom of religion or belief, ending inequality and discrimination, and promoting democracy.


Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Government Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 10/06/2021

Decision due: 12 Dec 2018 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Lead member: Julie James MS