This page contains links to some fundamental official documents

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948 by the General Assembly of the United Nations

The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights was adopted on December 16, 1966 by the General Assembly
of the United Nations

The Constitution of the ILO (International Labour Organisation) was adopted in 1919

The Declaration of Philadelphia (Annex to the The Constitution of the ILO) was adopted in 1945

UN Declaration on Social Progress and Development (resolution 2542-XXIV), adopted in 1969

UN Declaration on the Right to Development (resolution 41/128), adopted in 1986

Declaration of Copenhagen, adopted at the first UN World Summit on Social Development, Copenhagen, March 1995

The ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, adopted in 1998

The UN Millennium Declaration, (resolution 55/2) adopted in 2000, contains the Millennium Development Goals

The UN Millennium Development Goals

The ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, adopted in 2008

The ILO Recommendation on national social protection floors, adopted in 2012

The UN 2030 Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in 2015