The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

The Bulletin, December 2018, Volume 40 - Issue 11

U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2019-118

4 Pages Posted: 14 Nov 2019

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Matthew Stubbs

University of Adelaide - School of Law

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

On 10 December 1948, Australia’s Foreign Minister H V “Doc” Evatt was President of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) when it passed Resolution 217, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). After the voting concluded just before midnight, Evatt praised the UDHR as “a remarkable achievement”.

Keywords: Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Stubbs, Matthew, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70 (2018). The Bulletin, December 2018, Volume 40 - Issue 11, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2019-118, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3486076

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