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Author Flood, Patrick James, 1939-

Title The effectiveness of UN human rights institutions / Patrick James Flood.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 200 FLOO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 168 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-166) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Human Rights: What They Are, How They Acquired International Importance, and How They Relate to State Sovereignty -- 3. The UN Human Rights System -- 4. The Working Group on Enforced Disappearances -- 5. Special Rapporteur on the Elimination of Religious Discrimination and Intolerance -- 6. Special Rapporteur on Chile -- 7. Special Rapporteur on Iran -- 8. Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of UN Human Rights Institutions -- A. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) -- B. General Assembly Resolution 33/173 on Disappeared Persons (1978) -- C. Commission on Human Rights Resolution 20 (XXXVI) on Disappeared Persons (1980) -- D. Human Rights Commission Resolution 1986/20 on the Elimination of Religious Discrimination and Intolerance -- E. Human Rights Commission Resolution 1984/63 on Human Rights in Chile -- F. Human Rights Commission Resolution 1984/54 on Human Rights in Iran.
G. Human Rights Commission Draft Resolution E.CN4/1984/L.23 on Establishing the Post of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights -- H. General Assembly Resolution 48/141 Establishing the Post of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1993).
Summary Flood assesses the effectiveness of UN human rights initiatives, especially that of Charter-based institutions.
Subject United Nations.
Human rights.
ISBN 0275960528 (alk. paper)