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Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 1/26/2011, Special section p2-4, 3p

Abstract: The article offers an overview of the United Nations (UN) Commission on Human Rights, its relations with the U.S., responsibilities and reforms. A controversy erupted after it elected countries known as human rights violators as members which was denou...


Publication Type: Government Document

Source(s): Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005; 6/20/2005, Vol. 109 Issue H R 2745, p55-60, 6p


Abstract: The article focuses on human rights and the economic and social council which is included in the Henry J. Hyde United Nations Reform Act of 2005 submitted to the U.S. Senate on June 20, 2005. The human rights reforms that should be adopted by the Unite...

Issues for Congress.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 8/22/2016, p15-26, 12p


Abstract: The article reports on policy issues related to the Organization of American States (OAS) that have drawn particular interest from the U.S. Congress as of August 22, 2016. Some of the issues include challenges to the inter-American human rights system,...

Issues for Congress.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 8/29/2014, p15-27, 13p


Abstract: The article discusses OAS policy issues and actions from its member states that are of interest to the U.S. Congress. Issues discussed include Cuba's reintegration into the Inter-American system, adoption of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, and r...


More Progress Needed.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Emerging Europe Monitor: South East Europe Monitor. Mar2004, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p7-7. 2/3p. 1 Chart, 1 Graph.

Abstract: The Macedonian government has made no secret of its hopes that it will receive strong encouragement and support from the international community after submitting its European Union membership application in Dublin in late February. In Foreign Minister ...

Issues for Congress.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 7/5/2012, p13-14, 2p

Abstract: The article discusses the importance of understanding the plight of political prisoners and human rights in Burma to the U.S. Congress as it develops policy towards Burma in 2012. It is said that the possibility for creating a legislation to amend U.S....

Political Problems Hurt Economy.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): West & Central Africa Monitor; Feb2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p6-6, 2/3p

Abstract: After years of war and drought, economic recovery is hampered by political problems, as concerns about governance and human rights have prompted many donors to suspend aid to Eritrea. With costs of reconstruction an ongoing drain on finances, the gover...


Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Latin America Monitor: Mexico Monitor; Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p2-2, 1/3p

Abstract: Presents updates on economic and political conditions in Mexico as of April 2005. Judgment of the Mexico Supreme Court on human rights case of former Mexico president Luis Echeverria; Order received by President Vicente Fox Quesada from the Supreme Co...

BMI Research: Africa Monitor: Southern Africa.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Africa Monitor: Southern Africa; Oct2012, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1-13, 13p, 9 Charts, 3 Graphs, 1 Map

Abstract: The article offers information related to South Africa. It says that South Africa's account deficit will widen over the medium term and is predicted to be 5.1% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2012. It mentions that the presidential and legislative e...


Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Background Notes on Countries of the World: Russia. Sep2007, p11-11. 1/2p.

Abstract: The article presents information on Russian defense. The Russian government is said to be having a hard time transforming its Soviet-legacy military into a mobile force because of an ossified military leadership, discipline problems and human rights vi...