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The Emergence of National Human Rights Institutions and their Global and Regional Networks

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) were established after a long process of consideration at the United Nations. Since 1993, they have become widely accepted institutions that exist ... More


The Practice of National Human Rights Institutions as Human Rights Advocates and Defenders

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

How are National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) expected to use their mandate in practice? This chapter is the first in Part III of this book and examines recommendations of the Sub-Committee on ... More


Introduction

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter places the book in its broader context. It considers the complex position of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) at the national level, and the risks where they are ineffective. ... More


Who Runs National Human Rights Institutions? Membership, Leadership, and Staffing

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Independent leadership is critical to the independence and functioning of NHRIs. This chapter examines a range of crucial issues for National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), central to which is ... More


The Operation of the Sub-Committee on Accreditation in Practice

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) is a unique mechanism within the international human rights system that is entrusted to assess National Human Rights Institutions, with its judgments accepted ... More


Human Rights Mandate—Promotion and Protection Functions

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the Sub-Committee on Accreditation’s (SCA) recommendations in relation to several important areas of the mandate of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)—in particular, ... More


Looking Forward—the Sub-Committee on Accreditation and National Human Rights Institutions

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

What does this book tell us about the Sub-committee on Accreditation (SCA) and National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)? And what will the coming period look like for them? How can Global Alliance ... More


National Human Rights Institutions Relationship with the State: Funding and Administrative Autonomy

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Whether a National Human Rights Institution’s (NHRI) has sufficient budgetary resources to undertake its operations is fundamental to the ability of the institution to fulfil its mandate as an ... More


National Human Rights Institutions as Treaty-mandated National Prevention and Monitoring Mechanisms

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Some National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have been given additional mandates under two of the most recent international human rights instruments: Specifically, as National Preventative ... More


National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book is an authoritative guide to National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in their important role as promoters and protectors of human rights at the national level. Since its earliest ... More


Challenging Cases

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

How does the Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) approach its review of its institutions that are operating in conflict zones, authoritarian states, or in the midst of gross violations of human ... More


National Human Rights Institutions’ Legal Basis: The Enabling Law

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The Paris Principles require National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) to be properly established as a state body in law. In establishing an NHRI, states therefore enact an enabling law and/or ... More


Losing A-status: Special Reviews and Downgrading

David Langtry and Kirsten Roberts Lyer

in National Human Rights Institutions: Rules, Requirements, and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198829102
eISBN:
9780191867538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829102.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the period of work of the Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA) covered by this book, there have been a number of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) who have lost their Paris Principles ... More


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