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c) UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights c) UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

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Since the 1970s, the field of bioethics has grown considerably. While it is true that bioethics today includes medical ethics issues, its originality lies in the fact that it goes much further than the various professional codes of ethics concerned. It entails reflection on societal changes and even on global balances brought about by scientific and technological developments. To the already difficult question posed by life sciences – How far can we go? – other queries must be added concerning the relationship between ethics, science and freedom.

b) Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples b) Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples

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Sixty-first session -  Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

a) Universal Declaration of Human Rights a) Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the following pages. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories."

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