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Power and principle : human rights programming in international organizations

Author: Joel E Oestreich
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2007.
Series: Advancing human rights series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has instructed all UN specialized agencies and other affiliated organizations to consider how their work might advance the cause of human rights around the world. Many of these bodies have taken this call to heart, with a wide range of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) trying to play a more active role in promoting human welfare. Power and Principle is a comparative study  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Oestreich, Joel E.
Power and principle.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006031188
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel E Oestreich
ISBN: 9781435627406 1435627407 9781589013902 1589013905
OCLC Number: 646755609
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 243 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Agency and inter-governmental organizations --
UNICEF, human rights, and children --
The World Bank : pushing at the boundaries of 'economic' --
The World Health Organization : a case of incomplete development --
What do intergovernmental organizations want? --
The ethical responsibilities of intergovernmental organizations.
Series Title: Advancing human rights series.
Responsibility: Joel E. Oestreich.

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Serves as a comparative study of how and why IGOs integrate human rights standards into their development operations. This book focuses on the process of policy innovation in three UN-related IGOs:  Read more...

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