Fly The Flag is a unique collaboration between arts organisations and human rights charities which celebrates and reminds us of the human rights we all share. Launched in 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Fly The Flag is a reminder of the human rights we all entitled to, in particular raising awareness of the UDHR amongst young people and shining a light where human rights are violated.

In 2018 Ai Weiwei created a flag to celebrate universal human rights. This flag is available to buy from our shop.

Each year we invite you to Fly The Flag for human rights. From the Highlands of Scotland to the coast of Cornwall via cities, towns and villages across the UK, in galleries and theatres, shopping centres and offices, schools and libraries, both physically and online, people come together to celebrate and remember that human rights are for everyone, every day.

We run projects and events throughout the year and come together on 10th December for Human Rights Day. You can read about our latest activity here.

“I am honoured to have the opportunity to design a flag for the 70th anniversary for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As we all come to learn, human rights are the precious result from generation after generation's understanding of the human struggle. I am proud to be a part of this force."
Ai Weiwei

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