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High-level panel discussion on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action

, Index number: IOR 40/7985/2018

Amnesty welcomes recent attempts to address the historic neglect of economic, social and cultural rights. However, across the world millions are denied access to adequate food, clean water, decent health care, education and basic shelter. The call in the SDGs to “leave nobody behind” is a call to ensure human rights play a central role in addressing growing inequalities.

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