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Call to all artists.....

Posted by Mazinka on September 14, 2013, 2:01 pm
Edited by board administrator September 14, 2013, 3:52 pm

Call to all artists, musicians, dancers, poets and
writers to participate in the celebration of the anni-
versary of 65 years of the Universal Charter of Hu-
man Rights. Are invited to express their art as a
subject choosing an article of this declaration and
submitted before November 15, 2013, to present,
submit and publish for the celebration on December
10, 2013. Join us as participant, sponsor or volun-

Adopted and proclaimed By the
General Assembly of the UN
In the resolution 217 A (III),
de 10 de December de 1948


Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and
inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the
foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,

Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in
barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and
the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of
speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed
as the highest aspiration of the common people,

Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse,
as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression,
that human rights should be protected by the rule of law,

Whereas it is essential to promote the development of
friendly relations between nations,

Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have in the Charter reaffirmed
their faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of
the human person and in the equal rights of men and women and have
determined to promote social progress and better standards of life
in larger freedom,

Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in co-operation
with the United Nations, the promotion of universal respect for
and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms,

Whereas a common understanding of these rights and freedoms is of
the greatest importance for the full realization of this pledge,

OF HUMAN RIGHTS as a common standard of achievement for all
peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every
organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind,
shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights
and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international,
to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance,
both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the
peoples of territories under their jurisdiction.

Article 1.
All human beings are born free and equal in dig-
nity and rights. They are endowed with reason and
conscience and should act towards one another in a
spirit of brotherhood.
Article 2.
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set
forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any
kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, po-
litical or other opinion, national or social origin, prop-
erty, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinc-
tion shall be made on the basis of the political, juris-
dictional or international status of the country or
territory to which a person belongs, whether it be
independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any
other limitation of sovereignty.
Article 3.
Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.
Article 4.
No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slav-
ery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all
their forms.
Article 5.
No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel,
inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
Article 6.
Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere
as a person before the law.
Article 7.
All are equal before the law and are entitled with-
out any discrimination to equal protection of the
law. All are entitled to equal protection against
any discrimination in violation of this Declaration
and against any incitement to such discrimination.
Article 8.
Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by
the competent national tribunals for acts violating
the fundamental rights granted him by the consti-
tution or by law.
Article 9.
No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, de-
tention or exile.
Article 10.
Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and
public hearing by an independent and impartial
tribunal, in the determination of his rights and
obligations and of any criminal charge against
Article 11.
(1)Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right
to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according
to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guar-
antees necessary for his defence.
(2)No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on
account of any act or omission which did not constitute
a penal offence, under national or international law, at
the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier
penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at
the time the penal offence was committed.
Article 12.
No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his
privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks
upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to
the protection of the law against such interference or at-
Article 13.
(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and
residence within the borders of each state.
(2) Everyone has the right to leave any country, includ-
ing his own, and to return to his country.
Article 14.
(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other
countries asylum from persecution.
(2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecu-
tions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from
acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the
United Nations.
Article 15.
(1) Everyone has the right to a nationality.
(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his national-
ity nor denied the right to change his nationality
(2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.
Article 16.
(1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation
due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to
marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal
rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolu-
(2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and
full consent of the intending spouses.
(3) The family is the natural and fundamental group
unit of society and is entitled to protection by society
and the State.
indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his per-
Article 17.
(1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in
association with others.
(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.
Article 18.
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and
religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or
belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others
and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in
teaching, practice, worship and observance.
Article 19.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression;
this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interfer-
ence and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas
through any media and regardless of frontiers.
Article 20.
(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and
Article 21.
1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his
country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
(2) Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in
his country.
3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of gov-
ernment; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elec-
tions which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be
held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures
Article 22
Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security
and is entitled to realization, through national effort and interna-
tional co-operation and in accordance with the organization and
resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights.
Article 23.
(1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employ-
ment, to just and favorable conditions of work and to protec-
tion against unemployment.
(2) Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to
equal pay for equal work.
(3) Everyone who works has the right to just and favorable
remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence
worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by
other means of social protection.
(4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade.
Article 24.
Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including
reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic
holidays with pay.
Article 25.
(1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living
adequate for the health and well-being of himself and
of his family, including food, clothing, housing and
medical care and necessary social services, and the
right to security in the event of unemployment, sick-
ness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of
livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
(2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special
care and assistance. All children, whether born in or
out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protec-
Article 26.
(1) Everyone has the right to education. Education
shall be free, at least in the elementary and funda-
mental stages. Elementary education shall be com-
pulsory. Technical and professional education shall
be made generally available and higher education
shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
(2) Education shall be directed to the full develop-
ment of the human personality and to the strength-
ening of respect for human rights and fundamental
freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance
and friendship among all nations, racial or religious
groups, and shall further the activities of the United
Nations for the maintenance of peace.
(3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of
education that shall be given to their children.
Article 27.
(1) Everyone has the right freely to participate in the
cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and
to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
(2) Everyone has the right to the protection of the
moral and material interests resulting from any sci-
entific, literary or artistic production of which he is
the author.
Article 28.
Everyone is entitled to a social and international
order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in
this Declaration can be fully realized.
Article 29.
(1) Everyone has duties to the community in
which alone the free and full development of his
personality is possible.
(2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms,
everyone shall be subject only to such limita-
tions as are determined by law solely for the
purpose of securing due recognition and respect
for the rights and freedoms of others and of
meeting the just requirements of morality, pub-
lic order and the general welfare in a democratic
(3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be
exercised contrary to the purposes and princi-
ples of the United Nations.
Article 30.
Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted
as implying for any State, group or person any
right to engage in any activity or to perform
any act aimed at the destruction of any of the
rights and freedoms set forth herein.


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