Articles by United Nations General Assembly

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2019

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2019

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.

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Declaration on the Right to Peace (2)
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 May 2018

Resolution 71/189 adopted by the General Assembly on 19 Dec 2016

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2016

On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 of 10 Nov 1975
United Nations General Assembly, 9 Nov 2015

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379, adopted on November 10, 1975 by a vote of 72 to 35 (with 32 abstentions), “determine[d] that Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination”.

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