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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: a Living Document
Link to the full text of the declaration.

Human Rights Day
Includes information about the commemoration events, and links to past observances.

United Nations Document Research Guide : Human Rights
A brief guide to the Human Rights documentation of the United Nations, including links to key United Nations bodies concerned with human rights issues.

United Nations Yearbook
The 1948-1949 volume includes a detailed summary of events leading to the adoption of the Universal Declaration.

Audiovisual Library of International Law
Includes a short history of the drafting and links to audio files of some speeches made by the Drafting Committee.

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

United Nations Human Rights Council

United Nations - Main Human RightsPage

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