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Once that we have explained this, we can say that exists a lexicon problem, as to the name that was given to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, since it does not contain a list of rights. For content of the various articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights can become a truly international public law standards and State standards, in short, if the right rights contained in the article is developed by an instrument of international law, such a treaty and the treaty is in turn integrated into the law of a State or States (or that it is a rule of customary law itself is a right already recognized by the international community). Therefore, it is proposed for better interpretation of the content of the Declaration to be understood not as a Declaration of Rights but a Social Responsibility - Staff for humanity.

The Universal Declaration of the Human Rights  

A presentation by Rubén Fernández Vela, during the REactor conference.