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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : conscience for the world

Author: Felice D Gaer; Christen Broecker; Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights.
Publisher: Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013.
Series: Nottingham studies on human rights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Conscience for the World examines the strategies pursued and results achieved by the UN's top human rights officials to end atrocities and promote justice, equality, and protection worldwide.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2013028311
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felice D Gaer; Christen Broecker; Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights.
ISBN: 9004254250 9789004254251 1306087430 9781306087438
OCLC Number: 864358405
Notes: "This endeavor began with a conference entitled: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: -- Conscience for the World, which was convened on February 7-8, 2012"--Acknowledgments.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Rights inflation and role conflict in the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights / Michael Ignatieff --
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights : from the personal to the institutional / Harold Hongju Koh --
Address by the High-Commissioner at the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights / Navi Pillay --
A conversation with the High Commissioner / [Navi Pillay and Felice D. Gaer] --
Future preventive strategies of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights / Bertrand G. Ramcharan --
The High Commissioner and the treaty bodies / Michael O'Flaherty --
The High Commissioners' promotion of universality of human rights / Sunila Abeysekera --
The High Commissioners and the special procedures: colleagues and competitors / Felice D. Gaer --
Protection through presence : the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the field / Christen L. Broecker --
Enhancing UN human rights work on the ground / William G. O'Neill --
The High Commissioner and national human rights institutions / Tseliso Thipanyane --
The High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Human Rights Council / Suzanne Nossel and Christen L. Broecker --
Human rights prosecutors? : the High Commissioner for Human Rights, international justice, and the example of Syria / David Kaye --
The High Commissioner, OHCHR, and China 1998-2005: challenges and achievements / Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt --
The High Commissioner for Human Rights and North Korea / Roberta Cohen --
The role of the High Commissioner in protecting and promoting human rights in Afghanistan and Sudan / Sima Samar --
The High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation / Karinna Moskalenko, Maria Goldman, and Catherine A. Fitzpatrick --
The High Commissioner for Human Rights and Burma (Myanmar) / Jared Genser --
The impact of the High Commissioner for Human Rights protection in Colombia / Victor Rodriguez-Rescia.
Series Title: Nottingham studies on human rights.
Responsibility: edited by Felice D. Gaer, Christen L. Broecker.
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