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Thematic Procedures of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights and International Law In Search of a Sense of Community by Jeroen Gutter

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Published by Intersentia Uitgevers N V .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Law

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12806440M
ISBN 109050955576
ISBN 109789050955577

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Jeroen Gutter, 'Thematic Procedures of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights and International Law: in Search of a Sense of Community' Promotoren: Prof. mr. . Over de reeks Human Rights Research Series. The Human Rights Research Series’ central research theme is the nature and meaning of international standards in the field of human rights, their application and promotion in the national legal order, their interplay with national standards, and the international supervision of such application. Anyone directly involved in the definition, study. The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations body whose mission is to promote and protect human rights around the world. The UNHRC has 47 members elected for staggered three-year terms on a regional group basis. The headquarters of UNHRC is in Geneva, Switzerland.. The UNHRC investigates allegations of breaches of human rights in United Nations Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland. This study investigates the so-called "thematic approach" as a method available to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to take cognizance of and to react upon violations of human rights worldwide. To this end, three different thematic procedures, the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Working Group on Arbitrary .

Topics: Rechtsgeleerdheid, international law, domestic jurisdiction, human rights, United Nations, commission on human rights, special procedures, thematic procedures, working group on enforced or involuntary disappearances, special rapporteur on torture, working group on arbitrary detent. The United Nations Human Rights Council assumed responsibility for the Sub-Commission when it replaced the Commission on Human Rights in Special procedures Edit The Commission on Human Rights established 30 special procedures, or mechanisms, to address specific country situations or thematic issues such as freedom of expression and. International Law Commission, July The International Law Commission was established by the General Assembly, in , to undertake the mandate of the Assembly, under article 13 (1) (a) of the Charter of the United Nations to "initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of encouraging the progressive development of international law and its codification". The special procedures of the Human Rights Council are independent human rights experts with mandates to report and advise on human rights from a thematic or country-specific perspective. The system of Special Procedures is a central element of the United Nations human rights machinery and covers all human rights: civil, cultural, economic.

International Human Rights Law. is the focal point for United Nations human rights activities. It serves as the secretariat for the Human Rights Council, the treaty bodies (expert committees.   The International Law Handbook was prepared by the Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs under the United Nations Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Study, Dis-semination and Wider Appreciation of International Law, pursuant to General Assembly resolu-tion 70/ of 14 December Thematic procedures of the United Nations Commission on human rights and international law: in search of a sense of community This study investigates the so-called "thematic approach" as a method available to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to take cognizance of and to react upon violations of human rights worldwide. To this. Adapted in part from Women’s Human Rights Step by Step, Women Law & Development International and Human Rights Watch Women’s Rights Project ().. Additional Resources. The United Nations Fact Sheet 7 includes general information about the Procedure of the Commission on Human Rights. Most UN Fact Sheets can be accessed on the web.