John Peters Humphrey (1905–1995): The man behind the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Schabas, William A. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7462-4284 (2019) John Peters Humphrey (1905–1995): The man behind the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In: The Faces of Human Rights. McCall-Smith, Kasey, Wouters, Jan and Gómez Isa, Felipe, eds. Hart, Oxford, pp. 115-123. . [Book Section]

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Abstract

John Peters Humphrey prepared the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. He was Secretary to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights This chapter describes Humphrey's role in the preparation of the draft and his influence on the final text of the Declaration.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 26687
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Date Deposited: 30 May 2019 08:11
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2021 06:28
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/26687

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