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United Nations recognition of the universal right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment: An eyewitness account.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of European Comparative & International Environmental Law. Jul2022, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p155-170. 16p.

Abstract: On 8 October 2021, members of the Human Rights Council adopted a historic resolution recognizing a new universal human right: the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. Recognition by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly is expected...

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Concluding Reflections from the former UNHRC Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences (2009–15).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Refugee Survey Quarterly. Sep2022, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p559-563. 5p.

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Abstract: This concluding chapter provides an overview of the chapters, as well as briefly highlighting the relevant normative frameworks applicable to the issues addressed in this special edition journal. The authors have addressed structural, institutional, an...

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United States Reelected to UN Human Rights Council.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): American Journal of International Law. Apr2022, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p422-426. 5p.

Abstract: The article announces the reelection of the U.S. to the United Nations Human Rights Council on October 14, 2021.

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Initiatives to address leprosy as a human rights issue through the mandate of UN Special Rapporteur: Achievements and challenges.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3/17/2022, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p1-7. 7p.

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Abstract: Leprosy, or Hansen's disease, is one of the oldest infectious diseases in the world. It has long been associated with stigma and discrimination, but only in recent years has this aspect been formally recognized by the international community as a human...

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MYANMAR SPIRALLING: 'FROM BAD TO WORSE, TO HORRIFIC', HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HEARS.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Mizzima Business Weekly. 10/20/2022, Vol. 11 Issue 43, p36-37. 2p.

Abstract: The article discusses that United Nations-appointed independent human rights expert, Tom Andrews has informed that the conditions in Myanmar have worsened, since the Myanmar military launched its disastrous coup. It also discusses that Myanmar military...

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The Tamil Issue in India–Sri Lanka Relationships: Priorities and Interests.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): India Quarterly. Mar2022, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p104-120. 17p.

Abstract: More than 25 years of ethnic war in Sri Lanka ended in 2009. Expressing 'serious concerns' on human rights situation in post-civil war Sri Lanka, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted critical resolutions. The eighth such resoluti...

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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL'S UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW AS A FORUM OF FIGHTING FOR BORDERLINE RECOMMENDATIONS? LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE GROUND.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Northwestern Journal of Human Rights. 2022, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p63-119. 57p.

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Abstract: Highly acclaimed as a key innovation of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was created in 2006 as a cooperative, peer-review mechanism to shift away from the highly politicized Commission on Human Rights. Despi...

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The first binding treaty on business and human rights: a deconstruction of the EU's negotiating experience along the lines of institutional incoherence and legal theories.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Human Rights. Jan 2022, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p122-159. 38p.

Abstract: When the UN Human Rights Council initiated negotiations towards the first international legally binding instrument for the accountability of transnational business activities, EU Member States opposed it, and EU institutions themselves endeavoured to o...

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Contesting Human Rights Defenders at the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Global Society: Journal of Interdisciplinary International Relations. Jan2022, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p49-68. 20p.

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Abstract: Human rights defenders (HRD) are facing shrinking spaces. The United Nations Human Rights Council (Council) is one of these potentially shrinking spaces. At the Council, there exists significant contestation over HRD and their role in human rights prot...

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Environmental and Collective Rights: Differences between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous NGO s Involved with the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal on Minority & Group Rights. 2021, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p690-714. 25p.

Abstract: Scholarship on human rights and environmental justice suggests that organizations vary in their messaging regarding outcomes related to environmental protection and sustainability, differences often found in the divide between the Global North and Glob...

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