United Nations Resources

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The United Nations has many resources available freely online related to their Declaration of Human Rights. We encourage you to browse the following selection of digital media including video, booklet, and photographs:

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UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE DATABASE

The UN Human Rights Office launched a major public online database accessible at: http://juris.ohchr.org. This database provides easy access to jurisprudence emanating from the United Nations Treaty Bodies which receive and consider complaints from individuals, including:

  • the Human Rights Committee (CCPR)
  • the Committee against Torture (CAT)
  • the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
  • the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
  • the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
  • the Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED)
  • the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)
  • the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

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PDF BOOKLETS WITH UN DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS:

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ARCHIVAL UN PHOTO GALLERIES:

Explore the following photograph collections online that document the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Click on the hyperlink below, or visit the main set of images by clicking on the image thumbnail:

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VIDEO OF UN DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS:

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, people around the world recorded themselves reading an article of the Declaration in their native language. The videos – in over 80 languages, from 130 countries – are posted here: https://www.un.org/en/udhr-video/. To watch all videos (more than 1,600 contributed so far in more than 89 languages) visit: https://www.un.org/en/udhr-video/curated.shtml

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