Eleanor Roosevelt performed a key position as a member of the US delegation to the United Nations within the two-year-long course of that led to the adoption in 1948 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

She famously stated that the “actual change which should give to individuals all through the world their human rights should come about within the hearts of individuals”.

Because the 75th anniversary of the Declaration is widely known, UN Information seems to be again on her contribution to world rights and freedoms.

Hear here to Ms. Roosevelt studying the Declaration, a part of our series showcasing epic moments throughout UN historical past, cultivated from the UN Audiovisual Library’s 49,400 hours of video and 18,000 hours of audio recordings.

For a front-row seat to the previous, compensate for our sequence here, and watch UN Video’s Tales from the UN Archive playlist here. Be part of us each #ThrowbackThursday for a dive into historical past.

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