UN first published Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Crimean Tatar language
Today, November 19, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the Crimean Tatar language is for the first time was published on the official UN resources, the Head of the board of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Eskender Bariev announced.
According to him, the declaration has a world record for the number of translations and is available in more than 520 languages, and the Crimean Tatar translation has become the 521st.
“2019 is the year of indigenous peoples and it is great that the Crimean Tatar text of the Declaration appeared on the official UN resources! After all, this is another confirmation of subjectivity,” Bariev stated.
The Crimean Tatar translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was presented on October 24 in Kyiv.
The authors of the translation and the team of experts hopes that the Crimean Tatar text of the declaration will be used on the official websites of Ukraine, in particular, the Verkhovna Rada, and in official regulatory documents.
It should be noted that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948. The text of the Declaration is the first global definition of the rights that all people possess.
The document consists of 30 articles and is part of the International Bill of Human Rights along with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and two Optional Protocols.