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Final Communiqué Of The Asian-African Conference

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The Asian-African Conference considered problems of common interest and concern to countries of Asia and Africa and discussed ways and means by which their people could achieve fuller economic, cultural and political cooperation. The Conference recognized the urgency of promoting economic development in the Asian-African region. The Conference was convinced that among the most powerful means of promoting understanding among nations is the development of cultural cooperation. The Conference declared its full support of the fundamental principles of Human Rights as set forth in the Charter of the United Nations and took note of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations. The Conference discussed the problems of dependent peoples and colonialism and the evils arising from the subjection of peoples to alien subjugation and exploitation. The Conference gave anxious thought to the question of world peace and cooperation.

Keywords: Asian-African conference; colonialism; cultural cooperation; human rights; political cooperation; United Nations; world peace

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