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The Illustrated Universal Declaration of Human Rights


(Pocket size paper pamphlet) 9781642551532

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By UN General Assembly, December 10, 1948; and illustrations by YAK (Yacine Ait Kaci) in 2015


This particular pocket pamphlet version of the Illustrated Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was developed by the First Caring Citizens’ Congress (FCCC), Wilmington, OH, member organization of the Empathy Surplus Project (ESP), a UN Global Compact participant since 2014. By calling civil society organizations, ethical businesses, and effective government bodies and elected officials to respect, protect, and promote human rights, this pamphlet advances the three policy directions of the FCCC:

(1) Caring economies filled with ethical businesses,

(2) health and healthcare are human right, and

(3) poison-free communities.

In addition to reprinting with permission the illustrated UDHR, the pamphlet includes the reprinting of the Ten Principles of the UNGC; the 17 SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals; the ESP letter of commitment to the UNGC; and a description of the Caring Citizen Excellence in Peace Building Initiative(CCEPBI), an emerging partnership created by FCCC, which ESP manages.

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About the Caring Citizen Excellencein Peace Building Initiative

The CCEPBI has three component activities that promotes human rights at the grassroots level, which includes finding enthusiastic partners to

(1) annually distribute the Illustrated Universal Declaration of Human Rights to their stakeholders and general public;

(2) facilitate a networking event twice a year, which brings together representatives from civil society, ethical business, and effective government to report how they respect, protect, and promote human rights; and

(3) participate in Your Caring Economy podcast that interviews these representatives about what they are most proud of that helped other people.

About the Universal Declaration of Human Rights According to the Rotarian Action Group for Peace,

Rotarians adopted a resolution in 1940, in Havana, Cuba, calling for “freedom, justice, truth, sanctity of the pledged word, and respect for human rights that became the framework for the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Eleanor Roosevelt wrote,

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world"

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