Call for papers on Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

On 10th December 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(UDHR), which became a landmark document for the international human rights movement of the 20th century and remains its legal bedrock today. The Berlin Forum on Global Politics (Berlin, Germany), the Institute for Global Dialogue (Pretoria, South Africa) and the RECLAIM! Universal Human Rights Initiative (Germany, United States, and France) are jointly collaborating on an international call for short articles from individuals, groups, organizations, and institutions that are interested both in the trials and prospects of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The aim is share ideas that will make this document more effective in the world today than it has been as a protector of human dignity and security. The Berlin Forum on Global Politics aim is to collect high-quality articles for a multi-author, multi-source publication, which will be revised and edited by experienced academics, and will be published as a free-to-the public .pdf formatted document – licensed as a CC-BY (Attribution only) Creative Commons. More specifically, the aim of the call for papers is to inform a multiplicity of stakeholders about the UDHR and how its reaffirmation can address and effectively contribute to resolving the challenges of our times. The deadline for submitting papers is 24th June 2019. For submissions, further inquiries, and/or additional information, please click here or contact the following people; Philani Mthembu, Executive Director at the Institute for Global Dialogue (IGD) (philani@igd.org.za), Miguelángel Verde Garrido, Co-founder and Co-director of the Berlin Forum on Global Politics e.V. (verde.m@gmail.com), and Adam S. Wilkins, Chairman and Advisory Board Member at the RECLAIM! Universal Human Rights Initiative (adam.stanley.wilkins@gmail.com).
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