TitleFortieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Expresses grave concern at mass and flagrant violations of human rights, including those stemming from racism, all forms of racial discrimination and apartheid, and at all violations of human rights that continue to take place in many parts of the world; affirms the responsibility of the UN in protecting and promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms; invites the Commission on Human Rights to consider a programme of action in the field of human rights, including: (a) measures to promote the universal ratification of or accession to UN instruments in the field of human rights and to strengthen UN machinery for the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in the Declaration; (b) activities to develop human rights institutions and infrastructures; (c) activities in the area of public information as may be determined by the Commission in considering the world campaign for human rights; (d) measures to enhance national and existing regional institutions for the promotion of human rights, through appropriate educational, judicial, legal and other channels, including direct contact among them.
40th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights : resolution.
Imprint[New York] : UN, 26 Jan. 1989.
Adopted at the 75th plenary meeting, 8 Dec. 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 43rd session, Volume 1, 20 September-22 December 1988. - A/43/49. - 1989. - p. 59-60. - (GAOR, 43rd sess., Suppl. no. 49).