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In further developing our text, we want to deviate as little as possible from the original text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as it has proven relevant, and also as it is widely known and accepted. We will consider the English text of both the Declaration of Human Rights and the Declaration of Material Rights to be our ‘mother documents’.

Any translations of the Declaration of Material Rights will be based on the translation of the Declaration of Human Rights into the language in question, in combination with the English version of the Declaration of Material Rights.

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