Human Rights Education and Training: Oral statement to UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee, Fourth Session, 25-29 January 2010
In this oral statement Amnesty International affirms its belief that human rights education is a fundamental part of a strategy for preventing human rights abuses, and recalls that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a range of subsequent international treaties oblige States to provide for and implement human rights education. The organization takes the welcome opportunity to make comments on the draft Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training.
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