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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2017:UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

    December 09, 2017



This December 10, Human Rights Day, will kick off a year-long campaign to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948 (A/PV.183), by a vote of 48-0-8. The drafting of the Declaration took place in various bodies, from 1946 to 1948. The declaration was adopted at the Palais Chaillot in Paris, where the third session of the General Assembly was held.