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The United Nations and Human Rights free pdf The public profile of human rights law has risen dramatically since the early 1990s. Many states have adopted human rights bills or acceded to regional systems in Europe, Africa and the Americas. What role then is there for the UN? This revised edition of a book first published in 1991 provides a comprehensive analysis of the UN's work in the field of human rights. The essays critically examine the functions, procedures and performance of each of the major UN organs dealing with the subject, including the Security Council and the International Court of Justice as well as the more specialized bodies such as the Commission on Human Rights and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

About Philip Alston

Philip Alston is an international lawyer whose teaching focuses primarily on human rights law and the law of international organizations. He directs the recently-established NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, part of the Institute for International Law and Justice. He is currently John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law, NYU School of Law. Frederic Megret is an Assistant-Professor at the Faculty of Law of McGill University and the Canada Research Chair in the Law of Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. He holds a Phd in international law from the Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne and the Graduate Institute of International Studies of the University of Geneva. He is a graduate suma cum laude of Sciences Po Paris and the author of many articles on international human rights law, public international law, international criminal law and the laws of war.

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Author : Philip Alston
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN : 0198298382
EAN : 9780198298380
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 800 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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