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5. Charter of Paris for a New Europe (1990)
(Adopted by the Heads of State or Government of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Co-operation, 21 November 1990)

A new era of Democracy, Peace and Unity

We, the Heads of State or Government of the States participating in the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, have assembled in Paris at a time of profound change and historic expectations. The era of confrontation and division of Europe has ended. We declare that henceforth our, relations will be founded on respect and co-operation.

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Human rights, Democracy and Rule of Law

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Human rights and fundamental freedoms are the birthright of all human beings, are inalienable and are guaranteed by law. Their protection and promotion is the first responsibility of government. [...].

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everyone also has the right:

To know and act upon his rights,

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