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Title The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : conscience for the world / edited by Felice D. Gaer, Christen L. Broecker.
Publication Info. Leiden : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Note "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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- Congresses.
Human rights advocacy -- Congresses.
Human rights monitoring -- Congresses.
International agencies -- Congresses.
Added Author Gaer, Felice D., editor of compilation.
Broecker, Christen, editor of compilation.
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Related To Original 9789004254244 9004254242 (DLC) 2013028311
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9789004254244 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004254242 (hardback : alk. paper)
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