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Toward a measure of dignity: Indicators for rights-based development.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p155. 8p.

Abstract:Abstract. While development and human rights have long been pursued in isolation from one another, the two concepts are now being reintegrated. For the UN, the question of indicators arose in the context of the Common Country Assessment (CCA) process, ...

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Making the case: The role of statistics in human rights reporting.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p163. 11p. 4 Diagrams, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Abstract. Non-quantitative observers such as journalists, lawyers and physicians can observe human rights violations in casual assessments. However, in order to describe the "big picture", accurately gathered data on the magnitude of violations, inform...

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Searching the truth: The need to monitor human rights with relevant and reliable means.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p131. 10p.

Abstract:Abstract. Human rights can never be fully measured in statistics; the qualitative aspects are too essential. The conclusion, however, is not that the human rights community should avoid using quantitative facts, but rather should learn how to use them....

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Monitoring development and human rights? A project for handling the challenge.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p275. 9p.

Abstract:Abstract. This paper summarizes the main outcomes of the international Conference on "Statistics, Development and Human Rights" (Montreux, 4-8 September 2000), which revealed the enormous potential that statistical methods offer for improving monitorin...

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Celebrating the establishment, development and evolution of statistical offices worldwide: A tribute to John Koren.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the IAOS; 2017, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p337-372, 36p

Abstract:Copyright of Statistical Journal of the IAOS is the property of IOS Press 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, downlo...

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Introduction.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. 2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2/3, p125. 5p.

Abstract:Presents information on the international conference on Statistics, Development and Human Rights held in Montreux, Switzerland from September 4 to 8, 2000. Goal of the conference; Themes and debates; Introduction of several articles on the role of sta...

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Climate Change: The Human Rights Implications for Small Island Developing States.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2/3, p215-219. 5p. 1 Illustration.

Abstract:his article discusses the human rights of Small Island Developing States in response to climate change. According to the author, small islands are among the most vulnerable States due to global warming. They are already being impacted by climate change...

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Human Rights and the Environment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p99. 13p.

Abstract:Examines the development of human rights and the environment in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Rights to a healthy environment in three countries; Elements of implementing sustainable development in three nations; Needs for a coherent overall environ...

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Environmental Rights in Multilateral Treaties Adopted between 1991 and 2001.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. 2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p70. 9p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Discusses the relevant provisions in human rights and environmental protection treaties adopted between years 1991 and 2001. Principle of Rio Declaration on Environment and Development proclaims; Global and regional environmental treaties adopted; Pro...

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Improved environmental protection through an expanded concept of human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental Policy & Law. Jun97, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p213. 4p. 2 Black and White Photographs.

Abstract:Focuses on the idea of expanding human rights in Europe through improved environmental protection. Description of areas in which human rights overlap with environmental protection; Negative and positive aspects of environmental human rights; Environme...

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