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The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary
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United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary
Frank Haldemann, Thomas Unger
The fight against impunity has become a growing concern of the international community. Updated in 2005, the UN Set of Principles for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights Through Action to Combat Impunity is the fruit of several years of s...
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Shona Patience, International Criminal Law Review The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity is a comprehensive legal tool for both legal practitioners and students alike, offering the first full critical reflection of the subject. The book brings together all areas that aim to combat impunity, discussing transitional justice mechanisms, victims' rights and participation, and 'traditional' formal criminal justice instruments. Finally, the work is not afraid to offer criticisms of the principles in
their current form and offers practical recommendations for improvement to the principles, positioning itself as a significant academic authority to the discussion of combating impunity in international law.
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Frank Haldemann is Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva and is Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights. In 2014 and 2015, he also directed the Antonio Cassese Summer School in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and Conflict, which was co-organised and hosted by the Geneva Academy. His research focuses on transitional justice, human rights, and philosophy of law. In 2011, he was granted a Swiss National Science Foundation Professorship, enabling him to direct a five-year research project dedicated to the topic of 'Historical injustices, Reparations and International Law'. Prior to joining the University of Geneva and the Geneva Academy, Frank Haldemann was a post-doctoral fellow at the New York University School of Law, the University of Leiden, and the University of Pretoria. Thomas Unger is currently working as a researcher on transitional justice and as an adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on Truth, Justice, Reparation and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence. Thomas Unger has worked before as a legal adviser to the Austrian Foreign Ministry on human rights and international humanitarian law. He was also engaged as a senior associate with the International Center for Transitional Justice. He has been working as a legal system monitor with the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, as well as a legal clerk with the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY. Thomas Unger holds a university degree in law from the Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, as well as an LLM in international legal studies from NYU Law School and a Masters in Human Rights and Democratization from the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization (Venice).
INTRODUCTION; I. COMBATING IMPUNITY: GENERAL OBLIGATIONS; II. THE RIGHT TO KNOW; III. THE RIGHT TO JUSTICE; IV. THE RIGHT TO REPARATION/GUARANTEES OF NON-RECURRENCE; CONCLUSION