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Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The Universal Declaration was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10 December 1948. Motivated by the experiences of the preceding world wars, the Universal Declaration was the first time that countries agreed on a comprehensive statement of inalienable human rights.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
Full title: Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Final authorized text.
Published: 1952, probably New York, US
Created: 1948
Format: Charter / Report
Usage terms: Public Domain
Held by: British Library
Shelfmark: U.N.A.500/28