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Natural Resource Governance around the World

Respect basic human rights. Fight against inequality

What is at stake with this resource

© Pascal Chaput

Since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of the Human Rights in 1948 by the General Assembly of the United Nations, increasing importance has been given to the recognition of ethical or moral principles, aspiring to make them values shared by all.

These rights are of different natures: Individual rights (e.g. right to food); and rights of Peoples (e.g. right to self-determination). Major targets announced by nations and international institutions are thus based on ethical principles: fight against poverty, elimination of world hunger, reduction of inequality, corporate social and environmental responsibility, and so on.

This challenge is specified by a list of subjects, presented on the right of this page. By clicking on each of them, you can access documents on this site which will help either specify their nature or help you build your own answers.