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The Added Value of Tender-Based Public Procurement as an Instrument to Promote Human Rights Compliance: What Impact May Be Expected from the Instrument?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 14, Iss 2, Pp 56-69 (2018)

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Abstract: Tender-based public procurement could be a useful tool to promote compliance with human rights and labour law obligations in the execution of public contracts. However, at the same time, the instrument itself is likely to negatively affect contracting ...

An Evaluation of Two Key Extraterritorial Techniques to Bring Human Rights Standards to Bear on Corporate MisconductJurisdictional dilemma raised/created by the use of the extraterritorial techniques

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 14, Iss 2, Pp 22-39 (2018)

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Abstract: This article evaluates two key extraterritorial techniques to bring human rights standards to bear on corporate misconduct, and does so through an analysis of the jurisdictional dilemma they raise. The background to the article is the difficulty of imp...

The Role of Civil Society in Monitoring the Executive in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights: Recasting the Rule of Law.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p102-115. 14p.

Abstract: This article explores the role of civil society in monitoring the executive as perceived by the European Court of Human Rights. Although this role is traditionally associated with the judiciary and the legislature, in light of the institutional mutatio...

Nudging Domestic Judicial Reforms from Strasbourg: How the European Court of Human Rights shapes domestic judicial design

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 13, Iss 1, Pp 112-123 (2017)

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Abstract: This article discusses to what extent and how the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has initiated and engaged in domestic judicial reforms. It shows that the judgments of the Strasbourg Court, rather than having effects only with respect to the in...

Human Right to Water in the Helmand Basin: Setting a Path for the Conflict Settlement between Afghanistan and Iran.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p150-162. 13p.

Abstract: There is a long-standing dispute between Iran and Afghanistan over the Helmand River. In recent years, between 2002 and 2013, the access to water of the population living in the river basin in Iran has been adversely affected. As the human right to wat...

Participation in the Implementation of the Human Right to Water in Tunisia.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p85-95. 11p.

Abstract: This article analyses the implementation of the human right to water in Tunisia, focusing on the procedural indicator on 'participation'. The article looks at the functioning of local Water User Associations as the lowest institutional level of water m...

How the European Citizens' Initiative 'Water and Sanitation is a Human Right!' Changed EU Discourse on Water Services Provision.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review; 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p48-59, 12p

Abstract: Copyright of Utrecht Law Review is the property of Utrecht Law Review and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, ...

When Healthcare Goes up in Tobacco Smoke: A Selective Healthcare System from a (European) Human Rights Perspective.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2019, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p6-26. 21p.

Abstract: This contribution sets out to answer the question to what extent fundamental rights may act as a constraint for states to employ lifestyle differentiation, particularly between smokers and non-smokers, regarding the access to their healthcare systems. ...

How is a Judicial Decision Made in Parental Religious Disputes? An analysis of determining factors in Dutch and European Court of Human Rights case law

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 12, Iss 2, Pp 24-40 (2016)

Abstract: In the last few decades courts have been confronted with a variety of cases concerning the effects of the religious views and practices of parents on their children. In the Netherlands, family law courts, for example, have had to decide on the choice b...

Revisiting Planned Relocation as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy:The Added Value of a Human Rights-Based Approach

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 10, Iss 1, Pp 76-95 (2014)

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Abstract: While scientists warn that a number of Indo-Pacific islands will submerge by 2050, the media are actively reporting on the already disappearing lands. What does it mean for the people of these ‘unlucky’ regions, who are often amongst the poorest and wi...

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