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By Roger Stenson Clark (auth.)

ISBN-10: 9401181632

ISBN-13: 9789401181631

ISBN-10: 9401188009

ISBN-13: 9789401188005

prospects of the excessive Commissioner inspiration with cautious scholarship and smart judgment. Mr. Clark wrote the 1st draft of this publication less than my supervision for the measure of surgeon of the technology of legislations at Columbia legislation university earlier than returning to soak up his profession as a legislations instructor in his local New Zealand. i'm thrilled that his paintings, during this more advantageous and up-to-date model, is now being released. It fills a true want, because it is the 1st booklet in this vital topic. in this social gathering it would be acceptable so as to add a number of reviews at the background of the excessive Commissioner concept. As Mr. Clark shows, I had whatever to do with its "revival" within the usa govt in the course of the last months of the Kennedy management. a number of information as to how this "revival" came about may possibly be priceless to scholars of diplomacy and overseas organization.

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YEARBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS 111 and periodic reports, and eleven NGOs 112 submitted material, generally of a rather more searching nature than that of Governments. Country monographs were prepared by the Secretariat under the direction of the Rapporteur for as many countries as possible. 1 13 The Committee held a number of formal and informal meetings and a substantive report was submitted to the Commission at its seventeenth session. This was referred to Governments and a revised report was then prepared and published.

6. Only limited use is made of NGO assistance and representations (this overlaps 4 and 5). 7. There is a meagre response to requests for periodic reports and ineffective techniques for dealing with those received. 8. 's human rights advisory services. 139 ECOSOC res. , Supp. N. Doc. E/4393 (1967). N. Doc. 4/968 (1968). CHAPTER 2 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER PROPOSAL This Chapter discusses the origins and development of the present proposal. Not a great deal will be said at this stage about the attitudes of member states since this will be dealt with in some detail in Chapters 5 and 7.

N. Doc. E/2929 (1956). On the more effective ILO reporting procedures see infra p. 107 and on those of UNESCO and the Council of Europe see Golsong, "Implementation of International Protection of Human Rights," 110 Recueil des Cours 7, 25-39 (1963). , Supp. N. Doc. E/4117 (1965). 28 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVITY (i) In the first year, on civil and political rights, the first such reports to cover the period ending 30 June 1965. (ii) In the second year, on economic, social and cultural rights, the first such reports to cover the period ending 30 June 1966.

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