Where was the Universal Declaration on Human Rights adopted?
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016
On 10 December 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the General Assembly in the "grande salle" of the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France. The Palais is a theatre and the "grande salle" is its main room.
Picture: At Palais de Chaillot, Bodil Begtrup (Denmark), Vice-Chairman of the Third Committee of the General Assembly, addresses a plenary meeting prior to the adoption of the Declaration, 9 December 1948 (UN Photo/MB).
Disclaimer: answers are prepared by library staff using resources available at the time of writing. This site may include links and references to third-party databases, websites, books and articles, this does not imply endorsement by the United Nations.