10 December 2018 marked 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly. Guest for this episode - University of Canterbury lecturers Natalie Baird and Jeremy Moses, grassroots activist Rāwā Karetai and Human Rights Commission lawyer John Hancock - as they both celebrate and problematise the impact of the UDHR on human rights at the international, domestic and community levels.
Part I: What is the UDHR?; What are its core principles and key issues?; Who does the UDHR apply to?; What measures are in place to uphold the UDHR?
Part II: Impact of the UDHR at the international and domestic levels
Part III: Impact of the UDHR at the community and personal levels
Part IV: Conclusions: What has been the impact of the UDHR? Does it do enough?
Mentioned in this episode
- United Nations Universal Periodic Review
- ILGA - International Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association
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