Global Dignity

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Hundreds of thousands of people all over the world participate in Global Dignity Day each year. Learn more about this annual celebration of all that unites us!

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Explore our learning experiences, curriculum ideas, toolkits and other resources to help you organize Dignity Workshops or Global Dignity Day events in classrooms, refugee camps, community and youth centers, or anywhere in between.

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Nobel Peace Laureate
Founding Honorary Board Member
“Dignity means that you are a person of infinite worth. Therefore I should do to
you what I would want you to do to me”

Desmond Tutu
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Sir Richard Branson

Honorary Board Member
Founder of Virgin Group
“Dignity is needed today more than ever. You must treat people with dignity.
I’m afraid that the rhetoric that we see on the Internet and in the press and on
the television screen is anything but dignified.”


Co-Founder of Global Dignity
“The word ‘dignity’ derives from the Latin dignitas, “worthiness,” whose root is
the word dignus, “worth.”

Dr. Pekka Himanen

Nobel Peace Laureate
Honorary Board Member
“My peacemaking motto is: Lasting peace with dignity for all.”

President Martti Ahtisaari

Honorary Board Member
Governor General of Queen Elizabeth II in Canada (2005–2010)
“The right to live in dignity means the right to live in a healthy, clean,
salubrious, fair, respectful, and safe environment.”

The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean
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The first signee of our Dignity Principles
Athlete, poet, activist
“I’m fighting for human dignity”

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