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27.

Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.

Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.


PLAIN LANGUAGE VERSION:
You have the right to share in your community’s arts and sciences, and any good they do. Your works as an artist, writer, or a scientist should be protected, and you should be able to benefit from them.

Illustrated version

NOTES:
You have the right to participate in your culture and the cultural heritage of others.

MORE:
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
QUESTIONS AND ACTIVITIES


Organize a cultural event that demonstrates “access to your culture and the cultural heritage of others.” This could include a play, a musical performance, traditional dancing or a carnival. In the production of this event pay special attention to cultural understanding and the ways in which people work together.
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