The Declaration


70 years ago, San Francisco became the birth place of global change. In June 1945, the war had claimed the lives of millions of people. At a time in which it seemed impossible to find common ground, fifty countries gathered in the Bay to reach an agreement.

The Office of the High Commissioner for human rights has been awarded the Guinness world record for having compiled, translated and disseminated the Universal Declaration of human rights in over 300 languages and dialects: from Abkhaz to Zulu. The Universal Declaration is, therefore, the most translated document – in fact, the more “Universal” – in the world.

Read the Universal Declaration of human rights in your language:

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