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The Historical and Present-Day Role of Non-Governmental Organisations before the Inter-American Human Rights System in Documenting Serious Human Rights Violations and Protecting Human Rights and the Rule of Law Through Ensuring Accountability

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 17, Iss 2 (2021)

Abstract: From a Latin-American perspective, even in a context where the rule of law has been under attack or has been very weak, the role of human rights NGOs has been and is very relevant in terms of documenting human rights violations, and seeking and bringin...

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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, Vol 17, Iss 2 (2021)

Abstract: This article explores the role of civil society in checking the executive as reflected in the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights. Although this role is traditionally associated with the judiciary and the legislative, in light of the institu...

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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, Vol 15, Iss 3, Pp 6-26 (2019)

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. ...

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The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation: An Assessment of Its First Dozen Years

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 16, Iss 2 (2020)

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Abstract: The Special Rapporteur for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation is a norm entrepreneur, both as a norm monitor and clarifier, as well as an advocate for reparative action for victims. Two incumbents have identified fundamental principles of these two hum...

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The Dutch Banking Sector Agreement on Human Rights: An Exercise in Regulation, Experimentation or Advocacy?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review, Vol 14, Iss 2, Pp 84-107 (2018)

Abstract: The role of banks in projects which result in adverse human rights impacts has been brought to the fore in recent years. However, there are serious obstacles to regulate the (often extraterritorial) financing activities of banks under national law. The...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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The Historical and Present-Day Role of Non-Governmental Organisations before the Inter-American Human Rights System in Documenting Serious Human Rights Violations and Protecting Human Rights and the Rule of Law Through Ensuring Accountability.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2021, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p8-25. 18p.

Abstract: From a Latin-American perspective, even in a context where the rule of law has been under attack or has been very weak, the role of human rights NGOs has been and is very relevant in terms of documenting human rights violations, and seeking and bringin...

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