The Legacy Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

Citation data:

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol: 5, Issue: 2, Page: 261-265

Publication Year:
1999
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Repository URL:
https://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol5/iss2/1; https://nsuworks.nova.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1202&context=ilsajournal
Author(s):
Bayefsky, Anne F.
Publisher(s):
NSUWorks
Tags:
human rights; values; responsibilities; Comparative and Foreign Law; International Law; Law
article description
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights embodies three essential features: (1) it articulated shared, universal values; (2) it identified and strengthened the significance of the individual as a subject of international law, and (3) it declared and emphasized the responsibilities of states to- wards individuals.