International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms

International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms

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This revised and updated collection is intended to serve as a thematic textbook on the institutions and procedures devoted to the national implementation of human rights and to the international monitoring of State performance. Albeit not exhaustive, the coverage extends to most of the monitoring instances available at intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations: complaints, fact-finding and investigative procedures, State reporting obligations, good offices actions, dialogue functions, human rights education, dissemination of human rights information, letter campaigns, and technical co-operation. The target audience of the book is students of international human rights law, but the book can also serve as a guide for both officials and activists involved in the realization of human rights.The success of the first edition has allowed for this second edition. It demonstrates that there is a important demand for literature with a focus on human rights monitoring and follow-up activities.Essays in Honour of Jakob Th. MApller Gudmundur Alfredsson, Jonas Grimheden, Bertrand G. Ramcharan ... In honour of Mr Jakob MApller Jakob MApller was kind enough to receive me as a summer intern in 1987 at the then United Nations (UN )anbsp;...

Title:International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms
Author:Gudmundur Alfredsson, Jonas Grimheden, Bertrand G. Ramcharan
Publisher:Martinus Nijhoff Publishers - 2009


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