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The Future of UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring

The Future of UN Human Rights Treaty Monitoring
  

Analyses in detail the strengths and weaknesses of the UN human rights treaty system.

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ISBN 9780521645744
Barcode 9780521645744
Published 15 July 2000 by Cambridge University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Crawford, James
Edited by Alston, Philip
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ISBN-13 9780521645744
ISBN-10 0521645743
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Publisher Cambridge University Press
Imprint Cambridge University Press
Publication Date 15 July 2000
International Publication Date 21 May 2003
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Crawford, James
Edited by Alston, Philip
Category International Human Rights Law
Number of Pages 600
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 34mm
Weight 870g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Human rights
NBS Text International Law: Professional
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 341.481
Catalogue Code 470454

Description of this Book

Every state in the world has undertaken human rights obligations on the basis of United Nations treaties. Today's challenge is to enhance the effectiveness of procedures and institutions established to promote the accountability of governments. This volume contains detailed analyses of the strengths and weaknesses of the system, written by leading participants in the work of the treaty bodies. Their recommendations provide a blueprint for far-reaching reform of a system of major importance for the future of international efforts to protect human rights.

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NZ Review '... provides a helpful understanding of the nature of the problems faced in trying to monitor human rights activities.' International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 'Fundamental merit of this very useful volume is to present clearly and sympathetically the topic and the discussion, based on their own experience.' Tullio Treves, Rassegna Bibliografica '... observations, critical evaluations and reformist recommendations are precisely stated ... highly descriptive ... a book that is worth reading, and provides a helpful understanding of the nature of the problems faced in trying to monitor human rights activities.' International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

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