Seventy years of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The United Nations Building in Geneva – Captured by Martin Morris

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In Paris on the 10th December 1948, the U.N. created the document in order to create an international common standard for human rights. LSJ News will be looking at how human rights have developed in the eight decades since its creation.

Explore each decade in the series:

Coming soon:

  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s
  • 2010s