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30 articles on the 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
UDHR: 30 articles on the 30 Articles
14 November 2018
It has been more than 70 years since world leaders, driven by the desire to prevent another Holocaust, explicitly spelled out the rights everyone on the planet could expect and demand simply because they are human beings. In November 2018, the UN Human Rights Office launched a special series to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the UDHR, which was adopted in Paris on 10 December 1948.
An introductory article about the history and continuing significance of this extraordinary landmark document, and 30 specific two-page descriptions of each of the Declaration’s 30 Articles can be accessed through the links below: