Published June 10, 1993
by Springer .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||352|
The book studies the human rights monitoring mechanisms of the Council of Europe. It provides an in-depth examination of six such mechanisms: the Commissioner for Human Rights, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the CPT), the European Committee of Social Rights (the ECSR), the Advisory Committee on the Cited by: 1. International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms Essays in Honour of Jakob Th. Möller, 2nd Revised Edition Series: The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Library Author: Jan Kleijssen. International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms Essays in Honour of Jakob Th. Möller, 2nd Revised Edition Series: The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Library, Volume: The human rights movement is by no means uniform and a series of challenges, both within the movement and in respect of its role as a political actor, have become more pronounced with the increasing power of human rights and its advocates.
on human rights monitoring for UN human rights officers and other human rights monitors. The human rights monitoring package also includes a loose-leaf trainer=s guide. The two components of the package are designed to complement each other and, taken together, provide the basis for the conduct of programmes for human rights. These studies are made available for information only. The views they express are personal and do not necessarily reflect those of the UN. The numerous human rights conventions under the framework of the United Nations and the regional systems in Africa, the Americas and Europe have led to the creation of a wide range of mechanisms for monitoring compliance with international human rights laws. This chapter will examine the different procedures, which have been instituted at the international and regional levels to monitor compliance with human rights treaties. Human Rights Discourse within the United Nations .. 3. Normative Development of the UN System of Protection and Promotion of Human Rights .. 4. “Charter-based” and “Treaty-based” Monitoring Mechanisms: Public Special Procedure and the Work of the Committees.
The issue of human rights presents a dilemma for the discipline of international relations (IR) in general and the literature on international institutions in particular. Since international human rights institutions are primarily, but not exclusively, concerned with how states treat their own citizens, they seek to empower individual citizens and groups vis-à-vis their own governments. Since the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, several United Nations mechanisms for enforcing and protecting economic, social, and cultural rights have emerged. One of the most important international mechanisms for defending and promoting ESCR is the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (CESCR) whose mandate is to specifically monitor. Situating monitoring and evaluation as oversight mechanisms 4. Both monitoring and evaluation are meant to influence decision-making, including decisions to improve, reorient or discontinue the evaluated intervention or policy; decisions about wider organisational strategies or management structures; and decisions by national and international. International Human Rights Law. International human rights law, which applies at all times including during situations of emergency and conflict, sets out the basic protections that all individuals are entitled to. It is the duty of states to respect, ensure and fulfill these rights.