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Growing Organically: A “System” of Special Procedures

Elvira Domínguez-Redondo

in In Defense of Politicization of Human Rights: The UN Special Procedures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197516706
eISBN:
9780197516737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516706.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Exceptional features that characterize the Special Procedures are illustrated in their progressive and unplanned development as a “system” of human rights mechanisms. This evolution is explained by a ... More


Creation, Institutionalization, and Development of Public and Confidential Special Procedures

Elvira Domínguez-Redondo

in In Defense of Politicization of Human Rights: The UN Special Procedures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197516706
eISBN:
9780197516737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516706.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The history of how Special Procedures were first envisaged, considered, mooted, negotiated, and created impacted the evolution of the internationalization of human rights under the auspices of the UN ... More


The United Nations Special Procedures: Peopling Human Rights, Peopling Global Health

Thérèse Murphy and Amrei Müller

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the UN Special Procedures, a system of independent experts appointed to monitor and report on human rights violations and to advise and assist in promoting and protecting ... More


The United Nations Human Rights Council: Origins, Antecedents, and Prospects

Kevin Boyle

in New Institutions for Human Rights Protection

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570546
eISBN:
9780191705496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570546.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Geneva based United Nations Human Rights Council held its first session in June 2006. It replaced the Human Rights Commission whose reputation had seriously declined in its last years with ... More


In Defense of Politicization of Human Rights: The UN Special Procedures

Elvira Domínguez-Redondo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197516706
eISBN:
9780197516737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516706.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

International human rights mechanisms’ efficiency is normally linked to the work of independent experts keen to push the boundaries of accountability, against recalcitrant states determined to defend ... More


Negotiating the UN Human Rights Council: Rising Powers, Established Powers, and NGOs

Martin Binder and Sophie Eisentraut

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the negotiation of the UN Human Rights Council in order to systematically analyse and compare the preferences that rising powers, established powers, and NGOs have expressed ... More


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