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The UN Human Rights Treaty System: Law and Procedure


ISBN13: 9781847661098
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (Ireland)
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: £108.00



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Starting with an introduction to the development and nature of International Human Rights Law, this book is then split in to three parts:-

  • Part 1 covers the United Nations and human rights;
  • Part 2 covers the Council of Europe and the European Convention of Human Rights;
  • Part 3 examines the evolving human rights agenda.
Written by a Commissioner on the Irish Human Rights Commission and a lecturer in human rights law in UCD, this book is essential reading for law students and practitioners alike.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Irish Law
Contents:
Part I: The Foundations of the UN Human Rights treaty System
1. Introduction
2. The United Nations and Human Rights: Institutions and Structure
3. United Nations Human Rights Treaties

Part II: Reporting and Investigating Procedures 4 Periodic Reporting Procedures
5. Inquiry Procedures
6. Preventative Mechanisms

Part III: Individual Complaint Procedures
7. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
8. Article 14 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
9. Article 22 of the United Nation Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
10. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
11. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
12. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and their Families
13. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
14. International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances
15. Draft Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Part IV: Proposals for Reform
16. Reform of the UN Human Rights Treaty System