Ali Alatas, Christiane Amanpour, Aung San Suu Kyi, Tony Blair, Jimmy Carter, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Waris Dirie, Mikhail Gorbachev, Václav Havel, Seamus Heaney, Rigoberta Manchü Tum, Joni Mitchell, Mary Robinson, Helmut Schmidt, Wisława Szymborska, Lech Wałęsa, and others - these unique and powerful voices have come together to make
Reflections on theUniversal Declaration of Human Rights: A Fiftieth AnniversaryAnthology a work of lasting, unparalleled significance.
Launched on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this unmatched anthology includes inspirational essays by 50 prominent, varied members of the world community, moving poems reflecting a wide range of renowned voices, and full-colour illustrations of each article of the Universal Declaration.
Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights also includes a foreword by the Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The importance and variety of the voices united in this work, the monumental occasion it marks, and the beauty and quality showcased on its pages make it an essential addition to the personal and professional libraries of anyone interested in human rights.
Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the kind of work whose lasting resonance makes it worthy of being handed down from generation to generation.
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Reflections on the Universal Declaration of HumanRights are being donated to the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture, and the UNFPA Trust Fund for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation.