Tag: United Nations
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ ‘Article 19’ at Seventy
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was created 70 years ago today, on December 10th, 1948. Part of the reason why Article 19 is so important is that it is clearly and undeniably transnational.
Why is Intellectual Freedom Important?
Intellectual freedom provides our world with innovation: new technology, cures to diseases, new ways of providing food to starving communities. Intellectual freedom enriches culture. Answering the question, “why is intellectual freedom important” is something I am continuing to explore and think about.
On the Interest and Unimportance of HRC32 #10
By: Ken Sawdon I was surprised to see many people over the internet excited about the UN Human Right’s Council’s resolution to, among other things, denounce intentional internet blackouts a […]
United Nations’ new iLibrary
The United Nations has decided to collect their major publications into one easily searchable place on the internet. They have released their journals, data, series, and publications onto their shiny new iLibrary. From their about page, “The United Nations iLibrary is the first comprehensive global search, discovery, and viewing source for digital content created by the United Nations.”