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Title: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

It is the foundation of international human rights law, the first universal statement on the basic principles of inalienable human rights, and a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. It was the UDHR, almost 60 years ago, that first recognized what have become nowadays universal values: human rights are inherent to all and the concern of the whole of...

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Title: Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity

The UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity was adopted unanimously in a most unusual context. It came in the wake of the events of 11 September 2001, and the UNESCO General Conference was the first ministerial-level meeting to be held after those terrible events. It suggests implementation of cultural rights as defined in Article 27 of the Universal Declaration of...

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Title: Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition

The Conference affirms that every man woman and child has the inalienable right to be free from hunger and malnutrition in order to develop fully and maintain their physical and mental faculties. Society today already possesses sufficient resources organizational ability and technology and hence the competence to achieve this objective. Accordingly the eradication of hunger is...

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Title: World Declaration and Plan of Action for Nutrition

As a basis for the Plan of Action for Nutrition and guidance for formulation of national plans of action, including the development of measurable goals and objectives within time frames, the Declaration (Rome, December 1992) pledges to make all efforts to eliminate before the end of 2000: famine and famine-related deaths; starvation and nutritional deficiency diseases in...

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