International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement (inbunden)
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International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement (inbunden)

International Human Rights Institutions and Enforcement

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This timely literature review analyses the most influential legal scholarship on the enforcement of human rights at institutional level, both regional and international. It includes discussion of charter-based and reporting monitoring procedures as well as the role of high commissioners and treaty bodies. The review later focuses on the movement towards establishing quasi-judicial procedures, the judicial enforcement of human rights and interim measures, concluding with a thoughtful consideration of the potential for universal judicial enforcement - a world court of human rights. This insightful study will be an essential research resource for those studying, working or teaching in this important field.
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Edited by Fausto Pocar, Professor Emeritus of International Law, University of Milan, Italy and Judge, ICTY, ICTR and ICJ


Content: Acknowledgements Introduction Fausto Pocar 1. Thomas Buergenthal (2006), 'The Evolving International Human Rights System', American Journal of International Law, 100 (4), October, 783-807 2. Harold Hongju Koh (1999), 'How is International Human Rights Law Enforced?', Indiana Law Journal, 74 (4), Fall, 1397-417 3. Douglas Donoho (2006), 'Human Rights Enforcement in the Twenty-First Century', Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 35 (1), 1-52 4. Pammela Quinn Saunders (2012), 'The Integrated Enforcement of Human Rights', New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, 45 (1), Fall, 97-174 5. Andrew Drzemczewski (2001), 'The Prevention of Human Rights Violations: Monitoring Mechanisms of the Council of Europe', in Linos-Alexander Sicilianos and Christiane Bourloyannis-Vrailas (eds), The Prevention of Human Rights Violation: Contribution on the Occasion of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Marangopoulos Foundation for Human Rights (MFHR), Part II, Chapter 4, The Hague, the Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 139-77 6. W. Michael Reisman (1995), 'Practical Matters for Consideration in the Establishment of a Regional Human Rights Mechanism: Lessons from the Inter-American System', Saint Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic Law Journal, 1995, 89-101 7. Andrea Durbach, Catherine Renshaw and Andrew Byrnes (2009), 'A Tongue but No Teeth? The Emergence of a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in the Asia Pacific Region', Sydney Law Review, 31 (2), June, 211-38 PART II THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER BASED MONITORING PROCEDURES: FROM THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 8. Paul Gordon Lauren (2007), '"To Preserve and Build on its Achievements and to Redress its Shortcomings": The Journey from the Commission on Human Rights to the Human Rights Council', Human Rights Quarterly, 29 (2), May, 307-45 9. Francoise J. Hampson (2007), 'An Overview of the Reform of the UN Human Rights Machinery', Human Rights Law Review: Special Issue, 7 (1), 7-27 10. Gian Luca Burci (2005), 'The United Nations Human Rights Council', Italian Yearbook of International Law, 15 (1), 25-42 11. Gareth Sweeney and Yuri Saito (2009), 'An NGO Assessment of the New Mechanism of the UN Human Rights Council', Human Rights Law Review, 9 (2), 203-23 12. Rosa Freedman (2013), 'The United Nations Human Rights Council: More of the Same?', Wisconsin International Law Journal, 31 (2), 208-51 PART III THE ENFORCEMENT ROLE OF HIGH COMMISSIONERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 13. Harold Hongju Koh (2003-2004), 'A Job Description for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights', Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Symposium on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: The First Ten Years of the Office, and the Next, 35 (3), Summer, 493-503 14. Lauri Sivonen (2012), 'The Commissioner for Human Rights', in Gauthier de Beco (ed.), Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms of the Council of Europe, Chapter 1, Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 17-42 PART IV THE MONITORING ROLE OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES BODIES THROUGH REPORTING PROCEDURES [389 pp] 15. Eckart Klein (1998), 'The Reporting System under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights', in The Monitoring System of Human Rights Treaty Obligations: Colloquium Potsdam 22./23. November 1996, Berlin, Germany: Berlin Verlag Arno Spitz GmbH, 17-29 16. Manfred Nowak (1980), 'The Effectiveness of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights', Human Rights Law Journal, 1 (1), 136-70 17. Ineke Boerefijn (1995), 'Towards a Strong System of Supervision: The Human Rights Committee's Role in Reforming the Reporting Procedure under Article 40 of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights', Human Rights Quarterly, 17 (4), November, 766-93 18. Torkel Opsahl (1989), 'The General Comments of the Human Rights Committee', in Jurgen Jekewitz, Ka