The Delhi Declaration On People's Right to Safety was
adopted at the 5th World Conference
on Injury Prevention and Control , New Delhi, 8th March 2000.
Draft of the Charter on People's Right to Safety was available at this
site since then. Based on comments received a Draft
Convention on People's Right to Safety was prepared. This draft
was discussed at a pre-conference Workshop on
People's Right to Safety in Montreal on 11th May 2002 before the 6th
World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control held in Montreal
12-15 May 2002. The draft
was finalized at the workshop and circulated to all participants at the Conference and comments invited.
The draft was finalized based on comments received and put up for
adoption at the closing ceremony of the conference.
was adopted as a declaration by the participants of the conference at the
The Declaration on People's Right to Safety is now
available for discussion by all human rights and injury prevention and
safety promotion groups. The document may be reproduced
electronically or print and distributed for discussion with
attribution. Please inform us every time you do so.
Comments on the document are welcome. Suggestions on how to
take this forward so that right to safety can be endorsed by the United
Nations may be sent to the undersigned.
Transportation Research & Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP)
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110016, INDIA
Tel: 91-11-26591147, 26596361
South Asia Forum for Human Rights
G.P.O. Box 12855
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