How Do the Principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Relate to the Saint Leo University Core Value of Community?

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The principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights relates to the Saint Leo Universities core value of community in a lot of different ways. Part of Saint Leo’ mission statement is to create a student-centered environment in which love of learning is of prime importance. Members of the community are expected to examine and express their own values, listen respectfully to and respond to the opinions of others, serve the community in which they live, welcome others into their lives, and care for all of God's creations. Whereas a part of the United Nations statement is that all human beings are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms. The United Nations is committed to upholding, …show more content…
Which to me is a spirit of belonging, unity and interdependence based on mutual trust and respect to create a socially responsible environments that challenge all of us to listen, to learn, to change, and to serve. The principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Articles
Nineteen and twenty says that everyone has the right to say what they think and to give and receive information, also everyone has the right to take part in meetings and to join associations in a peaceful way. The third value is Respect, which talks about a spirit of belonging, unity and interdependence based on mutual trust and respect to create socially responsible environments that challenge all of us to listen, to learn, to change, and to serve.To me this means honoring a person's values, religion, family customs and their achievements, status and showing them that you care how they feel. Article 18 of the United Nations Universal states that everyone has the right to practice and observe all aspects of their own religion and change their religion if they want to. Number two talk about Everyone is equal despite differences in skin color, sex, religion, language for example. Personal Development is the fourth value. Saint Leo

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