Statement by Ambassador Chizhov at the Round Table “Evolution of Moral Values and Human Rights in Multicultural Europe”

Submitted on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 23:00

26 November 2012, Brussels, European Parliament

The topic of today’s discussion is a reflection of the complexity and ambiguity of processes unfolding in modern society. Human rights is such an elaborated issue that it is difficult to add something completely new; they are commonly recognised and universal in nature. At the same time, one should not forget that, apart from the legal dimension, human rights also have a moral one that many tend – for whatever reasons – to push to the background or simply ignore.

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