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United Nations And Human Rights:a Critical Appraisal
by Megret, Frederic
Edition : 2 Rev Ed,hbk.
ISBN-13 : 9780198298373
ISBN-10 : 0198298374
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Format : Hardback
Pub Date : July 2019
Status : Published

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Price: S$192.84


Sypnosis
This book analyses the UN's contribution to international human rights, and the desire to ensure that governments are held accountable for their treatment of citizens and others. This book offers a comprehensive and expert analysis and critique of UN instruments and organs, and of the new UN Human Rights Council.
Table of Contents
The Human Rights Mandate of the Principal Organs; 1: Frederic Megret: The Security Council; 2: Andrew Clapham: The General Assembly; 3: Frederic Megret: The Economic and Social Council; 4: Bruno Simma: The International Court of Justice; Subsidiary Human Rights Organs; 5: Philip Alston: The Council and Commission on Human Rights; 6: Asbjorn Eide: The Sub-Commission on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights; 7: Jane Connors: The Commission on the Status of Women; Organs Monitoring Treaty Compliance; 8: Patrick Thornberry: The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; 9: Penny Parker: The Human Rights Committee; 10: Andrew Byrnes: The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women; 11: Philip Alston: The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; 12: Andrew Byrnes: The Committee against Torture; 13: Philip Alston: The Committee on the Rights of the Child; 14: Janet Lord & Michael Stein: The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; 15: Olivier de Frouville: The Committee on Enforced Disappearances; 16: Ryszard Cholewinski: The Committee on the Human Rights of Migrant Workers; The Governance of Human Rights; 17: Andrew Clapham: The Secretary General; 18: Andrew Clapham: The High Commissioner for Human Rights; 19: Georges Minet: Human Rights Co-ordination within the UN System
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