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Title The special procedures of the Human Rights Council : a brief look from the inside and perspectives from outside/ edited by Humberto Cantú Rivera ; foreword by Emmanuel Decaux ; with contributions from Navi Pillay ... [and 8 others].

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Intersentia, [2015]


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Physical description xxxi, 160 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Interview with Navi Pillay, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights xxvii -- United Nations Human Rights Council: Remarks on Its History, Procedures, Challenges and Perspectives / Humberto Cantú Rivera Rivera, Humberto Cantú 1 -- I Introduction 1 -- II Historical side: from the Commission on Human Rights to the Human Rights Council 2 -- III Special Procedures 7 -- IV Universal Periodic Review 16 -- V Concluding thoughts 23 -- Domestic Implementation of the Right to Food in Latin America and the Caribbean / Olivier De Schutter Schutter, Olivier De 25 -- I Introduction 25 -- II Importance of the right to adequate food 28 -- III Constitutional protection of the right to food 29 -- IV Legal frameworks 32 -- V National strategies for the realization of the right to food 34 -- VI Key elements of NFS laws and strategies based on the right to food 35 -- VII Lessons learned 48 -- Future Is Now: Eliminating Inequalities in Sanitation, Water, and Hygiene / Catarina De Albuquerque Albuquerque, Catarina De 53 -- I Introduction 53 -- II Embracing non-discrimination, equality and equity 56 -- III Remedying inequality as the most significant blind-spot in the Millenium Development Goals 57 -- IV Integrating equality and non-discrimination into the future framework: a stand-alone goal on equality 60 -- V Crafting targets to ensure equal water, sanitation and hygiene for all 63 -- VI Conclusion 69 -- Moving the Human Rights and Environment Agenda Forward: The Establishment of the Mandate on Human Rights and the Environment / John H. Knox Knox, John H. 71 -- I Introduction 71 -- II Relation between human rights and environment 72 -- III Historical context leading to the creation of the mandate 77 -- IV Preliminary report of the Independent Expert 81 -- V Conclusion 82 -- Mandate of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: Preliminary Thoughts / Michael K. Addo Addo, Michael K. 85 -- I Introduction 85 -- II Mandate of the Working Group 87 -- III Strategy of the Working Group 91 -- IV Conclusion 100 -- On the Twentieth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration for the Protection of All Persons Against Enforced Disappearances / Olivier De Frouville Frouville, Olivier De 103 -- I Introduction 103 -- II Towards the adoption of the Declaration 104 -- III Working Group as interpreter and guardian of the Declaration 106 -- IV New challenges 109 -- Extreme Poverty and Human Rights: A Social Struggle Against a Global Issue / Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona Carmona, Magdalena Sepúlveda 113 -- I Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council and the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights 113 -- II Social protection programmes (cash transfer): characteristics and principles of a human rights-based approach 116 -- III Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights 121 -- Victims, Communications and the Special Procedures of the UN Human Rights Council / Catalina Rivera Díaz Díaz, Catalina Rivera 127 -- I Introduction 127 -- II Origins of Special Procedures communications 129 -- III Current practice of Special Procedures mandate-holders regarding communications 135 -- IV Communications as a quasi-jurisdictional procedure and other characteristics 140 -- V Final comments 143 -- National Human Rights Institutions and Their Collaboration with the Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council / Minerva Martínez Garza Garza, Minerva Martínez 145 -- I Introduction 145 -- II NHRIs under international law: the Paris Principles 146 -- III Interaction between international human rights law, domestic law and NHRIs 149 -- IV Broadening the role of NHRIs under domestic law: perspectives for Mexico 151 -- V Conclusion 156.
Other author Cantú Rivera, Humberto Fernando, editor.
Pillay, Navanethem, author.
Decaux, Emmanuel, writer of foreword.
Subject United Nations Human Rights Council.
Human rights.
ISBN 9781780683447