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Basic Human Rights Instruments

Basic Human Rights Instruments

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Published by United Nations Pubns .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12893368M
    ISBN 109211007542
    ISBN 109789211007541

    International human rights instruments are the treaties and other international texts that serve as legal sources for international human rights law and the protection of human rights in general. There are many varying types, but most can be classified into two broad categories: declarations, adopted by bodies such as the United Nations General Assembly, which are by nature . Human rights instrument means a formal written document prepared by a state or states in which the basic human rights are set forth as non-binding principles. It also codifies the rights that are legally binding on those states which such states ratify and accept as .

    Manual on Human Rights Reporting, Under Six Major International Human Rights Instruments (revised edition; c), by United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and United Nations Staff College Project (PDF at . A UN committee, headed by Eleanor Roosevelt, drafted the document that defined and universally granted the basic rights to all human beings, terming them the equal and inalienable rights of every human being. The Declaration, known as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), was adopted by the UN General Assembly on Decem

    Obligations to fulfil: This level of obligation requires the state to take measures to ensure, for persons within its jurisdiction, opportunities to obtain satisfaction of the basic needs as recognised in human rights instruments, which cannot be secured by personal efforts. Although this is the key state obligation in relation to economic. Get this from a library! Human rights documents: compilation of documents pertaining to human rights: U.S. laws on human rights ; Basic U.N. human rights instruments ; U.N. instruments in selected human rights areas ; Regional human rights instruments ; War crimes and international humanitarian laws (laws of armed conflict) ; Human rights bodies established by U.S. laws or .


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The result is a clear and accurate set of the most important human rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organizations, and other actors in 5/5(7). The present book elaboratly describes all the major human rights instruments of international and regional importance.

It will be highly useful for students, researchers, educators and all who are working on or concerned with human rights. About The Author: Lalit Kumar Arora, is well-known for his research on human : Lalit Kumar Arora. In particular, the Australian Human Rights Commission Act (Cth) restates the obligations Commonwealth authorities have under key human rights instruments.

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