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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Prevention Tool to Achieve Peace and Sustainable Development
26 Sep 2018 -  #STANDUP4HUMANRIGHTS By building on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the event intends to highlight the importance of human rights – political and civil rights as well as economic, social, and cultural rights – as a preventive tool and to showcase how respect and protection of all human rights are beneficial to people, sustain peace and resilience of our societies and guide and support Member States’ engagement to meet their global commitments and improve the lives of people all over the world. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr António Guterres, will be delivering remarks