The Human Right to Adequate Housing A Chronology of United Nations Activity, 1945 to 1999

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an international standard which was farreaching and innovative in its day, remains fifty years later as the cornerstone of a much larger and much better developed system of international human rights law. In many respects, our current system owes much to the highly symbolic and truly global wisdom that pervades the Universal Declaration. There is no question that it remains the most important resolution ever adopted by the United Nations or by any intergovernmental agency in human history.

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