On December 10, 2023, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to upholding human rights for all Sierra Leoneans. This pledge was made during a commemoration of the International Human Rights Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the universal recognition of fundamental human rights and freedoms.

The UNDP joined forces with the Sierra Leone Human Rights Commission (HRCSL) to mark this significant occasion, emphasizing the importance of safeguarding human rights and promoting a just and equitable society. The event highlighted the significant progress made in Sierra Leone towards achieving the ideals of freedom, equality, and justice for all.

In a statement, the UNDP expressed its deep appreciation for the strides taken by Sierra Leone in advancing human rights. “We are proud to partner with the HRCSL and other stakeholders in supporting the protection and promotion of human rights in Sierra Leone,” stated the UNDP.

The UNDP reiterated its commitment to working tirelessly alongside communities and relevant institutions to ensure that human rights are upheld and protected for every Sierra Leonean. “We believe that everyone deserves to live in a society where their rights are respected and protected,” the UNDP affirmed.

This renewed commitment from the UNDP underscores the importance of international cooperation and collaboration in promoting human rights worldwide. The UNDP’s unwavering support for human rights in Sierra Leone serves as a beacon of hope for the country’s continued progress towards a more just and equitable future.