Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948
Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone in the history of human rights. Declarations written by representatives of diverse legal and cultural backgrounds from all parts of the world were declared by the United Nations General Assembly held in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly Resolution 217 A). ..

All countries. It established for the first time that basic human rights must be universally protected and translated into more than 500 languages. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is now widely recognized as an inspiration and precursor to the adoption of more than 70 permanently valid human rights treaties at the global and regional levels (all of which include references to them in the preamble).

 

SEE ALSO:

The Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789);

The Bill of Rights (1791);

The European Court of Human Rights (1959).

 

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The Law Book: From Hammurabi to the International Criminal Court, 250 Milestones in the History of Law (Sterling Milestones) Hardcover – Illustrated, 22 Oct. 2015, English edition by Michael H. Roffer (Autor)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948

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