Basic Documents on Human Rights By Edited by Ian Brownlie
Basic Documents on Human Rights
by Edited by Ian Brownlie
Focusing on human rights, this book provides a collection of key documents covering various elements of the subject, like the declaration on the elimination of violence against women, accompanied by commentary and annotation. A section of the text identifies the number of States parties and directs the reader to the Internet and other sources.
Basic Documents on Human Rights by Edited by Ian Brownlie
Following the out break of bird (Asian) flu, this book examines the symptoms of poultry keeping, and considers the conflict arising from getting cheap birds and eggs, and the welfare requirements. This is the eagerly awaited new edition of the established text "Basic Documents on Human Rights", which is an essential resource for all undergraduate students. The book provides an extensive collection of key documents and covering all elements of the subject, e.g. the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, accompanied by authoritative commentary and annotation. The result is a clear and accurate account of the most important Human Rights instruments adopted by the United Nations and its agencies, by regional organisations and other actors in the field. Forty new or amended instruments are featured in this edition and coverage of the new treaties and conventions includes; the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious, or Linguistic Minorities, new treaties in emerging areas such as bio-ethics and a variety of additional protocols, including those on civil and political rights, women and children. A new section of the text identifies the current number of States parties and directs the reader to the Internet and other sources providing access to the latest information on ratifications, reservations and declarations.
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Mr Ian Brownlie CBE QC is a Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London, Chichele Professor of Public International Law at the University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Guy S Goodwin-Gll is Professor of International Refugee Law at the University of Oxford, President of the Refugee Legal Centre, London and Barrister at Blackstone Chambers, London.
Table of Contents
1. RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER; 2. Procedure in the Commission on Human Rights of the Economic and Social Council; 3. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948; 4. Declaration on Protection from Torture, 1975; 5. Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, 1960; 6. Declaration on Protection from Torture, 1975; 7. Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons 1975: UNGA res. 3447 (XXX); 8. Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, 1981; 9. Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals Who are not Nationals of the Country in which they Live 1985: UNGA res. 40/144; 10. Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention 1988: UNGA res. 43/173; 11. Basic Principles for the Treatment of Prisoners 1990: UNGA res. 45/111; 12. Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance 1992: UNGA res. 47/133; 32 ILM 903; 13. Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women 1993: UNGA res. 48/104; 33 ILM 1049; 14. Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious, or Linguistic Minorities 1993: UNGA res. 47/135 (1993) - 32 ILM 911 (1993); 15. UN General Assembly Resolution on the Appointment of a High Commissioner for Human Rights: UNGA res. 48/141, 20 Dec. 1993; 33 ILM 303; 16. Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: UNGA res. 53/144 (1998); 17. Declaration of Articles on Nationality of Natural Persons in relation to the Succession of States: UNGA res. 55/153 (2000); 1. CONVENTION ON THE PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT OF THE CRIME OF GENOCIDE, 1948; 2. Slavery Convention, 1926, amended by Protocol, 1953; 3. Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery, 1956; 4. Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 1951; 5. Convention on the Political Rights of Women, 1953; 6. Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, 1954; 7. Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, 1961; 8. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, 1965; 9. International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, 1966; 10. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966; 11. Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; 12. Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty; 13. International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid, 1973; 14. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, 1979; 15. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: UNGA res. 54/4 (2000); 39 ILM 281; 16. Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1984; 17. International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Their Families, 1990; 18. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989; 19. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflicts 2000: UNGA res. 54/263; 20. Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography 2000: UNGA res. 54/263; 1. DECLARATION CONCERNING THE AIMS AND PURPOSES OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION, 1944; 2. Convention Concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour, 1930; 3. Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948; 4. Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949; 5. Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951; 6. Convention Concerning the Abolition of Forced Labour, 1957; 7. Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958; 8. Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138); 9. Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, 1989; 10. Convention concerning Employment Promotion and Protection against Unemployment: ILO No. 168; in force Oct. 1991; 11. Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work 1998: 37 ILM 1233 (1998); 12. Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182); 1. CONVENTION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION, 1960; 1. EUROPEAN CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, AS AMENDED BY PROTOCOLS NOS. 3, 5, 8, AND 11: ETS 005; 2. European Social Charter, 1961; 3. Protocol amending the European Social Charter 1988, ETS 142; 4. Protocol amending the European Social Charter 1995, ETS 158; 5. European Social Charter (Revised) 1996, ETS 163: 36 ILM 31; 6. European Convention on the Protection of Migrant Workers 1977, ETS 093; 7. The European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1987; 8. Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: ETS No. 151; 9. Protocol No. 2 to the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: ETS No. 152; 10. European Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities 1995: 34 ILM 351 (1995); 11. European Convention on the Exercise of Children's Rights, 1999; 12. European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights, 2000; 13. Final Act of The Helsinki Conference, 1975; 14. Concluding Document of the Vienna Meeting of the CSCE Conference, 1989; 15. Document of the Copenhagen Meeting of the Conference on the Human Dimension of the CSCE, 1990; 16. The Charter of Paris for a New Europe, 1990; 1. AMERICAN DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF MAN, 1948; 2. American Convention on Human Rights, 1969; 3. Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1988; 4. Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty (1990): OAS Treaty Series No. 73; 5. Statute of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: OAS res. 447 (IX-0/79); 6. Statute of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights: OAS res. 448 (IX-0/79); 7. The Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture, 1985; 8. Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women 1994: 33 ILM 1534 (1994); 9. Inter-American Convention against Disappearances 1994: 33 ILM 1529; 1. FIRST CONFERENCE OF INDEPENDENT AFRICAN STATES, 1958; 2. Second Conference of Independent African States, 1960; 3. Resolutions of the First Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the Organisation of African Unity, 1964; 4. Convention governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa 1969: 1001 UNTS 45; 5. The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, 1981; 6. African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child 1990: OAU doc. CAB/LEG/24.9/49 (1990); 1. ARAB CHARTER ON HUMAN RIGHTS 1994: 18 HUMAN RIGHTS LAW JOURNAL 151 (1997); 4 IHRR 850 (1997); 1. DISSENTING OPINION OF JUDGE TANAKA, SOUTH WEST AFRICAN CASES (SECOND PHASE) 1966; 1. UNIVERSAL DECLARATION ON THE HUMAN GENOME AND HUMAN RIGHTS 1997; 2. European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine 1997: ETS 164; 36 ILM 817; 3. Additional Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine on the Prohibition of Cloning 1997: ETS 168: 36 ILM 1415; 1. SOME ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS: A STUDY PREPARED BY JOSE FIGUERES; 2. Declaration on the Right to Development 1986: UNGA res. 41/128 (1986); 3. Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development and the Programme of Action of the World Summit for Social Development 1995: UN doc. A/CONF.166/9 (1995)
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