3 edition of functioning of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. found in the catalog.
functioning of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights.
Adviesraad Internationale Vraagstukken (Netherlands)
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Advisory Council on International Affairs ;, no. 11, Sept. 1999, Advisory Council on International Affairs (Series) ;, no. 11.|
|LC Classifications||JC571 .A158 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||26 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||26|
|LC Control Number||2001406656|
In his book, International Law and Human Rights, the late Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, eminent international scholar and former judge at the International Court of Justice, strongly rejected the view that the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations referring to human rights and fundamental freedoms were devoid of any legal commitment, that they were to be considered a mere declaration of. This is an inter governmental body within the UN system for the protection of human rights and is a subsidiary body of the United Nations General Assembly. The UNHRC works in close collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights .
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A damning report to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) recommends that accreditation to India’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) be deferred till November, The recommendation has been made by the Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions (GA-NHRI), affiliated to the UN’s OHCHR, late in.
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