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UN Declaration of Human Rights

The International School of Turin strives to offer an educational programme that supports and is consistent with the spirit of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948

On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.”

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United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child

IST is committed to safeguarding student wellbeing. We believe that it is the fundamental right of all children and young people, to learn and develop in a secure and effective environment. IST has a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that children in its care are not placed at any risk of harm. IST has policies and procedures to protect our students through; recruitment screening, reporting, education of faculty and staff to community education for students and parents.

The International School of Turin endorses the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), of which our host country, Italy, is a signatory.

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