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Human Rights : Questions and Answers
What is meant by «human rights»? Is this notion accepted universally? How did the idea of the protection of human rights develop? ...

hr_questions_2009.jpg This book provides clear, concise and up-to-date information on human rights standards, mechanisms for their promotion and protection, organizations working for human rights, and major international events. It also includes reflections on the main challenges to human rights.

It is a contribution to the Plan of Action for the United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004). The book is published in the hope that it will be useful to students and teachers and to all of those who are involved or interested in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

This revised edition reflects substantial recent developments in the field of human rights. The publication is one of UNESCO’s contributions to the International Year of Human Rights Learning (2009) and the World Programme for Human Rights Education, launched in 2005. It is a useful guide for anyone interested in the subject and aims to contribute to a universal culture of human rights.

Human Rights: Questions and Answers was first published in 1981. Other language versions are: Arabic, Armenian, Assamiya, Bangala, Basque, Belorussian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, Esperanto, French, Finnish, German, Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Indonesian, Japenese, Kannada, Malayalam, Marhati, Oriya, Portuguese, Punjabi, Roumanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

See also
Launch of the Arabic version of the book Human Rights: Questions and Answers

Author(s) Levin, Leah - Illustrated by Plantu.
Edition 5th revised edition (first published in 1981)
Editor(s) UNESCO
Publication Date 2009-10-01 9:00 pm
Publisher UNESCO Publishing
Number of Pages 232
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ISBN 978-92-3-104130-3
Keywords Human Rights

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