Item Details

Vienna Conference on Human Rights [electronic resource]

International Center for G.
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
The 1993 UN Vienna Conference on Human Rights included representatives from 171 nations. The key result of the conference was the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action which states: "The promotion and protection of human rights is a matter of priority for the international community, and that the Conference affords a unique opportunity to carry out a comprehensive analysis of the international human rights system and of the machinery for the protection of human rights, in order to enhance and thus promote a fuller observance of those rights, in a just and balanced manner." This episode features interviews with conference attendees, including John Shattuck, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights. Also featured are reports on Liberia, Egypt, Angola, and a musical salute to Nelson Mandela?
Release Date
1993
Run Time
27 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 14, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television
Rights & Wrongs
Contents
  • Introduction: Vienna Conference on Human Rights (1:20)
  • UN, Human Rights and Sovereignty (0:50)
  • NGOs at Vienna Conference (2:08)
  • Disagreement Over Human Rights (1:42)
  • Political Maneuvering (3:47)
  • Wole Soyinka at Vienna Conference (1:39)
  • U.S. at Vienna Conference (1:53)
  • Universality Versus Cultural Difference (1:12)
  • Clinton's Democracy Promotion (3:24)
  • War in Liberia (2:37)
  • Egypt (1:09)
  • Angola (1:12)
  • Additional Resources: Vienna Conference on Human Rights: Rights & Wrongs- Human Rights Television (0:24)
  • Musical Salute to Nelson Mandela (Credits) (2:47)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1993.
Publisher no.
  • 53112s Films Media Group
  • 53124 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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