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Human rights and constitution making.

Author: United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Publisher: New York ; Geneva : United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This publication is designed to assist United Nations staff who provide human rights advice to States, which undertake to amend an existing constitution or write a new one. It should also be of use to States that undertake constitutional reform, including political leaders, policymakers, legislators and those entrusted to draft constitutional amendments or a new constitution. Further this publication should also  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,
ISBN: 9789211542219 9211542219
OCLC Number: 1047785384
Notes: "HR/PUB/17/5"--Title page verso.
"Sales no.: E.17.XIV.4"--Title page verso.
Description: iv, 144 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1. Constitutional reforms and human rights. Why a rights-based approach to constitutional reform? ; Human rights and the process of constitutional reform --
Part 2. Constitutional bill of rights. The constitutional bill of rights and international human rights standards ; Drafting a constitutional bill of rights : general requirements ; Content of the constitutional bill of rights ; Institutional and procedural guarantees of rights --
Part 3. OHCHR and human rights mechanisms. Contribution of human rights mechanisms ; Objectives, forms and methodology of assistance programmes ; Partnerships.

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Explores human rights in the context of constitution making. The book notes the important role of participatory processes which should be designed to ensure that consultations with a wide variety of  Read more...

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