The future of human rights in the 21st century

1st October 2008

It is 60 years this year since the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. After two years of hard work, and much consultation, the Declaration came into being on the 10th of December 1948. According to Hilary Charlesworth, while the significance of the Declaration is profound it was, and remains, a radical and controversial document.Charlesworth joined Richard Gowan, Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and Associate Director for Policy at the Centre on International Cooperation at New York University, on Late Night Live, ABC National Radio.Listen to the broadcast.

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