Original Version

Considered that is past more than fifty years since it has been written up, and, even if revolutionary in that period, has received some cultural influences that limit its universality ;

Considered the uses and the abuses perpetrated in these years in the name of this Declaration;

Considered the necessity to extend truly to every human being the acknowledgment of these rights;

Considered the necessity to better define these Rights ,

THE UPDATE OF FOLLOWING ARTICLES IS PROPOSED: (changes, inserts and removals are indicated in white)

Article 2

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, age, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.

Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

Article 16

1. Every person has the right to belong to a family, without any limitation due to race, age, nationality, religion or genetic tie.

2. The marriage is optional and the contractors are entitled to equal rights as to, during marriage and at its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.

Article 18

1. Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

2. Nobody could be forced to profess or to adhere to a religion.

Article 26

1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be guaranteed. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all (—) .

2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further (—) the maintenance of the peace.

3. Everyone has the right to control and direct his educational destiny.

Article 29

1. Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.

2. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others (—) and the general welfare in a democratic society.

3.These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the present declaration.