At present there is no internationally recognized symbol for human rights, and the “Logo for Human Rights” initiative wanted to change that. From the 3rd of May to the 31st of July there was a global online competition going on with the goal to find the best symbolic, distinctive, clear, and universal logo; “by people for people”. The initiative was established out of conviction that a human rights logo will make a peaceful contribution towards the global spread and implementation of human rights. The initiative has the support of renowned stakeholders, supporters and partners from all walks of life.
From 15,369 logos that were submitter, the jury chose 10 finalists, and here they are:
(From 27th of August until 17th of September 2011 you can vote for one of the finalists here.)