On September 23, 2010, UN delegates gathered to call for an end to human rights violations directed againg LGBT people. According to this article , LGBT people may still face criminal sanctions in nearly 80 countries.
In honor of Human Rights Day, take a moment to view this video of Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:
According to the Commissioner's Office, the theme this year is "human rights defenders who act to end discrimination." The Office has put together a website dedicated to Human RIghts Day with statements, stories, and visuals. Click here  to access these resources.