– More concrete action is needed

okt 01, 2008

– Human rights can only be realised if people are informed about their rights and know how to use them. Education about human rights is therefore central to the effective implementation of the agreed standards. While this was emphasised 60 years ago when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, we are still far from ensuring that people know their rights and understand how to claim them. Read the statement by Mr. Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights, at The Council of Europe's webpage 

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