Mary Robinson

8th August 1997 at 01:00
The president of Ireland, soon to become United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has called on an international conference of principals to make human rights education a major subject of study in the world's schools, writes Jon Marcus.

Mary Robinson told the Third International Convention of Principals in Boston at the end of last month that human rights should be the "fourth R", along with reading, writing and arithmetic.

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