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27 January 1947 First Session of the Commission on Human Rights, United Nations, Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. Henri Laugier, Assistant Secretary-General for the Department of Social Affairs; Mr. Jan Stanczyk (Poland), Top-Ranking Director of the UN Department of Social Affairs; and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA),  representative and Chairman of the Commission, before the opening of the session.      

1946 United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt

27 January 1947
First Session of the Commission on Human Rights, United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mr. Henri Laugier, Assistant Secretary-General for the Department of Social Affairs; Mr. Jan Stanczyk (Poland), Director of the United Nations Department of Social Affairs; and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA), representative and Chairman of the Commission, before the opening of the session.

     

1946
United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt

         

16 June 1947 Radio roundtable discussion on the International Bill of Rights, United Nations, Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (centre), Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights (USA), and Mr. René Cassin (right), Representative of France to the Commission, interviewed by Mr. Georges Day, UN Radio Commentator (France).

     

9 June 1947 First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Chairman of the Commission and United States representative, welcomes Mr. Vladimir M. Koretsky, representative of the USSR.

16 June 1947
Radio roundtable discussion on the International Bill of Rights, United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (centre), Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights (USA), and Mr. René Cassin (right), Representative of France to the Commission, interviewed by Mr. Georges Day, UN Radio Commentator (France).

     

9 June 1947
First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Chairman of the Commission and United States representative, welcomes Mr. Vladimir M. Koretsky, representative of the USSR.

         

1 November 1949 United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA) holding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a poster in English.

     

6 June 1949 Fifth session of the Human Rights Commission, United Nations, Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), Mr. René Cassin (France); and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA), members of the Commission, discussing before a meeting on the Draft Covenant on Human Rights; Mrs. Marjorie Whiteman and Mr. James Simsarian, United States advisers, are sitting behind.

1 November 1949
United Nations, Lake Success, New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA) holding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a poster in English.

     

6 June 1949
Fifth session of the Human Rights Commission, United Nations, Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), Mr. René Cassin (France); and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA), members of the Commission. [Read more]

         

26 November 1958 New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), President of the 13th session of the United Nations General Assembly, being interviewed by Mr. Sonny Fox (left), regular host and commentator for the weekly UN-television series "Dateline: UN".

     

1 April 1951 Seventh session of the Commission on Human Rights, United Nations, Geneva: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, former Chairman of the Commission and delegate of the United States, discussing with the present Chairman, Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon) (left); seating next to Mrs. Roosevelt is her son, Mr. Elliott Roosevelt.

26 November 1958
New York: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), President of the thirteenth session of the United Nations General Assembly, being interviewed by Mr. Sonny Fox (left), regular host and commentator for the weekly UN-television series "Dateline: UN".

     

1 April 1951
Seventh session of the Commission on Human Rights, United Nations, Geneva: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, former Chairman of the Commission and delegate of the United States, in discussion with the Chairman, Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon) (left); seating next to Mrs. Roosevelt is her son, Mr. Elliott Roosevelt.

         

View of an early draft version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

     

The Declaration of Human Rights as a poster in French.

View of an early draft version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.      

The Declaration of Human Rights as a poster in French.

         
4 June 1948 Meeting of the Third session of the Human Rights Commission,  United Nations, Geneva: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (left), Chairman of the Commission, sitting next to Mr. J.P. Humphrey, Director of the Human Rights Division.      

9 June 1947 First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations,  Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. William Roy Hodgson (Australia); Mr. P.C. Chang (China), Vice-Chairman; Mr. Henri Laugier, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Social Affairs; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA), Chairman; Mr. John P. Humphrey, Director, UN Human Rights Division; Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), Rapporteur; Mr. Vladimir M. Koretsky (USSR); and Mr. H.T. Morgan (United Kingdom) alternate.

4 June 1948
Meeting of the Third session of the Human Rights Commission,  United Nations, Geneva: Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (left), Chairman of the Commission, sitting next to Mr. J.P. Humphrey, Director of the Human Rights Division.

     

9 June 1947
First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations,  Lake Success, New York. [Read more]

         

9 December 1968 Special Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, New York: Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), former President of the General Assembly and representative of Lebanon at the United Nations, addressing the General Assembly.

     

December 1950 United Nations International Nursery School, New York: children of United Nations staff members looking at a poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

9 December 1968
Special Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, New York: Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon), former President of the General Assembly and representative of Lebanon at the United Nations, addressing the General Assembly.

     

December 1950
United Nations International Nursery School, New York: children of United Nations staff members looking at a poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

         

10 December 1950 Human Rights Day, Metropolitan Opera House, New York (from left to right): Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Chairman of the Human Rights Commission; Mr. Nasrollah Entezam, President of the fifth session of the General Assembly; and Ms. Marian Anderson, American contralto, during the intermission of the Special Program of commemoration of the adoption by the UN of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

     

15 November 1947 Second session of the General Assembly, 114th plenary meeting, Flushing Meadows, New York:  Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, United States representative to the General Assembly and Chairman of the Human Rights Commission discussing with Mr. Carlos P. Romulo, chairman of the Philippines delegation.

10 December 1950
Human Rights Day, Metropolitan Opera House, New York (from left to right): Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, Chairman of the Human Rights Commission; Mr. Nasrollah Entezam, President of the fifth session of the General Assembly; and Ms. Marian Anderson, American contralto. [Read more]

     

15 November 1947
Second session of the General Assembly, 114th plenary meeting, Flushing Meadows, New York:  Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, United States
representative to the General Assembly and Chairman of the Human Rights Commission in discussion with Mr. Carlos P. Romulo, chairman of the Philippine delegation.

         
       

9 June 1947 First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations,  Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. P.C. Chang (China); Mr. Henri Laugier; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA); Mr. John P. Humphrey (Canada); Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon); Mr. Vladimir M. Koretsky (USSR).

       

9 June 1947
First meeting of  the Drafting Committee on an International Bill of Rights (Commission on Human Rights), United Nations,  Lake Success, New York (from left to right): Mr. P.C. Chang (China); Mr. Henri Laugier; Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt (USA); Mr. John P. Humphrey (Canada); Mr. Charles Malik (Lebanon); Mr. Vladimir M. Koretsky (USSR).

 

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