A pledge to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms
World Conference on Human Rights, convened by General Assembly resolution 45/155, took place in Vienna from 14-25 June 1993.
The final document of the Conference -- the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action -- reaffirmed the principles that had evolved during the past 45 years.
See also: OHCHR web page on the World Conference on Human Rights
Credit: UN Photo. Image 319241
In 1968, the International Conference on Human Rights held in Teheran assessed the progress achieved since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and set forth a plan of action for the future.
Historic photos of the World Conference are available to view and download from the UN Photo Library