Declaration of Human Rights

Declaration of Human Rights

(1948) declaration passed by the United Nations; the rights are the individual freedoms usually associated with Western democracy. [World Hist.: Payton, 186]
See: Freedom
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Tennessee United for Human Rights (TUHR) has held an event for International Day of Peace for the past four years, each with a different theme related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. TUHR promotes human rights education as a way to combat ignorance and increase awareness.
UNIVERSAL Declaration of Human Rights is a legal instrument -recognized by UN at its 183rd session on 10 December 1948 as Resolution 217 - that comprises some principles which protect the primary rights of all and sundry irrespective of race, religion, sex, creed, and colour.
Pupils from Templars Primary School, in Tile Hill, learned all about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the role it plays in their everyday lives.
The CoventryCity of CultureTrust is a commissioning partner on Fly the Flag, which has seen internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei create a new flag to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
LAHORE -- The Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) on Monday told the Lahore High Court (LHC) that a fundamental rights chapter along with the UN declaration of human rights had been included in the school-level curriculum.
This work for scholars and policymakers offers a history of Canada's policy approach to the development and implementation of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The book reveals that Canada has not always been a champion of international human rights, and seeks to understand why Canada eventually changed direction to support international human rights law.
I, for one, am aghast to notice that the 70th anniversary of the 1948 signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Conventions UNHR day went by without forceful action.
According to a press release, the Switzerland embassy in Amman Sunday said that exactly one year from today, and on 10 December 2018, Switzerland together with the international community will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which remains 70 years after its adoption, of unequivocal relevance.
Duane Paul Murphy's seventieth anniversary tribute to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (N/D 2018), including the reminder that our secular Constitution provided a genesis, was superb.
Among the 11 million results turning up in an online search for documentary films on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (arguably the main reason "rights" are a matter of discussion at all) are Geneva's International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Mobile Film Festival.
New York, SANA- The United Nations (UN) celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the 25th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action through holding a number of official sessions and activities with the participation of the permanent delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic.

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