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Universal Declaration of Human Rights







Welcome to the Guide on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights !

This guide will help you find resources focusing on the Declaration. It provides links to relevant documents related to the history and the drafting process of the Declaration. It also highlights the collections of the UN Library at Geneva on the topic - both print and online resources (books and articles). In addition, key UN Resources, websites, news feeds (RSS, twitter) and videos have been selected by your UN librarians to help you to keep up-to-date on this subject.

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Find the UHDR in your language!

The Universal Declaration for Human Rights has been translated into more than 500 languages. Find it in your language, for your country or for your region using a new interface offered by the Library of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The Declaration is also available in four sign languages - English (UK), Portuguese, Spanish (Caribbean) and Tetum.

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