Special Paper No 1: Improving U.N. Human Rights Instruments, Mechanisms, and Procedures

TitleSpecial Paper No 1: Improving U.N. Human Rights Instruments, Mechanisms, and Procedures
Publication TypePapers
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsSchoenberg HO
Abstract

This Special Paper traces the evolution of human rights from the Charter and the Universal Declaration to NGO's successful efforts to establish post of High Commissioner for Human Rights. The author offers 25 proposals for human rights mechanisms - 30 pages.