2. American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man (1948)
(Adopted at the Ninth International Conference of American States, Bogota, Colombia, 2 May 1948)


Right to Education.

Article XII. Every person has the right to an education, which should be based on the principles of liberty, morality and human solidarity.

Likewise every person has the right to an education that will prepare him to attain a decent life, to raise his standard of living and to be a useful member of society.