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Human Rights Summit

World Conference on Human Rights, Vienna 14-25 June 1993

Check the Brief Introduction
(see also International Bill of Human Rights)

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Chapeau Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

Chapter I

Chapter II

II. A. Increased coordination on human rights within the United Nations system
Centre for Human Rights
Adaptation and strengthening of the United Nations machinery for human rights, including the question of the establishment of a United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

II. B. Equality, dignity and tolerance

1. Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance

2. Persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities
Indigenous people
Migrant workers

3. The equal status and human rights of women

4. The rights of the child

5. Freedom from torture
Enforced disappearances

6. The rights of the disabled person

C. Cooperation, development and strengthening of human rights

D. Human rights education

E. Implementation and monitoring methods

F. Follow-up to the World Conference on Human Rights


Document A/CONF.157/23
adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights on 25 June 1993

© Copyright 1997
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland

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