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Twenty seventh article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Route to Human RightsArticle 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to take part freely in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and the benefits thereof. This article also guarantees the protection of the moral and material interests deriving from the authorship of scientific, literary and artistic works. In other words, it recognizes not only the right of access to and participation in culture and science, but also the importance of protecting the copyright and intellectual property of creators.

The relevance of Article 27 lies in its promotion of a rich and accessible cultural life for all, which is fundamental to personal development and social enrichment. By guaranteeing access to culture, the arts and science, this article promotes creativity, innovation and knowledge, which are essential elements for human progress. In addition, by protecting the rights of creators, it encourages artistic and scientific production and recognizes and values the efforts and originality of individuals. Together, these aspects contribute to a more inclusive, educated and dynamic society in which cultural heritage and scientific advances are shared and celebrated for the benefit of all its members.

The plaque with Article 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is located at Rúa Concello, 0, 15821 O Pedrouzo, A Coruña.

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    Rúa Concello, 0, 15821 O Pedrouzo, A Coruña, Spain
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    27th article

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