Catalysts for Change

Catalysts for Change

How the U.N.'s Independent Experts Promote Human Rights

eBook - 2012
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Catalysts for Change examines the strengths and weaknesses of one of the United Nations' most important human rights mechanisms-the collection of independent experts known as special procedures-as they negotiate the rocky terrain where rights meet reality. These independent experts serve as the eyes and ears of the UN human rights system. Despite their prolific work as experts and advocates, however, there has been no empirical study of their impact at the national level-until now. This book provides concrete evidence of why the system works and ways it can be improved.
Publisher: Washington DC : Brookings Institution Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780815721932
0815721935
9780815721925
0815721927
Characteristics: 1 online resource (242 pages)
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