29.11.2013 The Constitution and human rights protection
The year 2013 is important in that it marks the 65th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which expresses as “a com¬mon standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations,” sets out a wide span of rights covering all aspects of life. It is also the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA) and the Paris Principles relating to the status and functioning of national institutions for the protection and promotion of human rights (Paris Principles) by the United Nations General Assembly.