UNIVERSAL DECLARATION Of HUMAN RIGHTS - 70th ANNIVERSARY OF ITS ADOPTION BY THE UNITED NATIONS

Preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,

Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of  mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,

A WORLD WITH FREEDOM FROM FEAR—

PAUSE and IMAGINE THAT FOR A MOMENT?

 

THE POWER OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION IS THE POWER OF IDEAS TO CHANGE THE WORLD, IT INSPIRES US TO CONTINUE WORKING TO ENSURE ALL PEOPLE CAN GAIN FREEDOM, EQUALITY and DIGNITY.  … THIS RECOGNITION of INALIENABLE RIGHTS IS THE FOUNDATION OF FREEDOM, JUSTICE and PEACE IN THE WORLD ...Read More in Nancy's Blog