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.
Human rights, Democracy and Rule of Law
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. [...].
everyone also has the right:
To know and act upon his rights,