The Human Rights Regime in the Americas

Popovski, Vesselin, Turner, Nicholas, Wagner, Thomas K. and Lowden, Greg (2008). The Human Rights Regime in the Americas. United Nations University Press.

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  • Author Popovski, Vesselin
    Turner, Nicholas
    Wagner, Thomas K.
    Lowden, Greg
    Title The Human Rights Regime in the Americas
    Volume/Issue No. 3
    Publication Date 2008-12-27
    Place of Publication Tokyo
    Publisher United Nations University Press
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract This policy brief examines the con- text, development and future of the human rights regime in the Americas —a region where people in many states have suffered brutal repression on a massive scale. It argues that the changing nature of human rights violations in Latin America demands a refocusing of international and domestic policies, building state capacity and improving the implementation of judicial reforms. The significant progress achieved in protection of civil and political rights should inspire and guide strategies to promote economic, social and cultural rights.
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 1814802
    ISBN 978928083
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