Article Twenty-seven of the Universal Declaration

An illustration by Axel Scheffler from the book 'We Are All Born Free - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures'.

© We Are All Born Free/Axel Scheffler/Frances Lincoln publishers


  1. Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.

  2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.


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