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ADRDMAmerican Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man
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Because Latin American states adopted the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man before the General Assembly passed the UDHR, the American Declaration was in fact the "the first broadly detailed enumeration of rights to be adopted by an intergovernmental organization.
But what I want to stress here is that the process of drafting the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man was always a step ahead of the drafting of the UDHR.
In the case of Latin America, various developments on the international supervision of human rights and democracy in regional and international organizations can be seen as manifestations of the ideas presented by Latin American states at the San Francisco conference and articulated in the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man.
it] believes that notwithstanding its great success and nobility, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man is not a treaty as defined by international law .
The American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man represents a noble statement of the human rights aspiration of the American States.
although the Declaration could have been considered an instrument without legal effect before the American Convention on Human Rights entered into force, the Convention has recognized its special nature by virtue of Article 29, which prohibits any interpretation `excluding or limiting the effect that the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man and other international acts of the same nature may have and has thus given the Declaration a hierarchy similar to that of the Convention with regard to the States Parties, thereby contributing to the promotion of human rights in our Continent.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights applies the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man of all member states of the Organization of American States until they become parties to the American Convention.
See Interpretation of the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man Within the Framework of Article 64 of the American Convention on Human Rights, Advisory Opinion OC-10/89, Inter-am.
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