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Business and Human Rights Regulation After the UN Guiding Principles: Accountability, Governance, Effectiveness.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Review. Mar2022, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1-17. 17p.

Abstract:Since the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) were adopted by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011, they have diffused into policy frameworks, laws, and regulations across the globe. This special issue seeks to advance the interdi...

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The Unrealized Potential of National Human Rights Institutions in Business and Human Rights Regulation: Conditions for Effective Engagement and Proposal for Reform.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Review. Mar2022, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p43-68. 26p.

Abstract:While National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are widely regarded as particularly promising tools in the emerging transnational regime for the regulation of business and human rights, we still know little about their potential and actual contributio...

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Conceptualizing and Measuring Institutional Variation in National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Conflict Resolution. May2021, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p1010-1033. 24p.

Abstract:A wealth of literature argues that domestic institutions can sometimes restrain government repression. In this article, we highlight an institution tasked specifically with protecting and promoting human rights: the National Human Rights Institution (N...

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The evolution of the idea of national human rights institutions: From the first drawing to the Geneva guidelines (1946-1978)

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Strani pravni život, Vol 2022, Iss 1, Pp 59-74 (2022)

Abstract:The concept of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) as known today originated under the auspices of the United Nations. Although national human rights institutions in the contemporary context have been the subject of a growing body of literature,...

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What are Governmental Human Rights Focal Points?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights; Jun2021, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p80-94, 15p

Abstract:Copyright of Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights is the property of Sage Publications Inc. 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, user...

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Non-Governmental Organisations and National Human Rights Institutions monitoring the execution of Strasbourg Judgments: An Empirical Perspective on Rule 9 Communications.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Law Review; Jul2021, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p724-751, 28p

Abstract:Copyright of Human Rights Law Review is the property of Oxford University Press / USA 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 p...

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HOW CAN COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARIANS AND NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS SUPPORT AND ADVANCE THE RIGHTS OF DISABLED PEOPLE?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Parliamentarian; 2021, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p354-356, 3p

Abstract:The article focuses on role of Parliamentarians in advancing rights of people with disability living in Commonwealth ad mentions parliamentary responsibility shared by National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs). Topics discussed include UN Convention o...

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In the Shadow of the Ombudsman: Civil Society and the Struggle for an Independent Human Rights Institution in St Petersburg, Russia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Europe-Asia Studies. Oct2017, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p1201-1221. 21p.

Abstract:National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have become hallmarks of good governance and democracy. Although many countries have an NHRI, it remains unclear how they operate on the regional level in political systems where democracy malfunctions and hum...

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