“We, heads of State and Government, … are committed to making the right to development a reality for everyone and to freeing the entire human race from want.”
UN Millennium Declaration

Right to Development

Development is a Human Right

Statements and opinion editorials

The President of the General Assembly

General Assembly High Level Segment on the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development, Statement by the President of the GA, 22 September 2016, New York

The Secretary-General

The High Commissioner for Human Rights

OHCHR representatives

United Nations system agencies and partner organizations

United Nations human rights mechanisms

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