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Author: published by IIED [International Institute for Environment and Development] and RING [Regional and International Networking Group]
briefing paper for World Summit on Sustainable Development
Author: William A. Schabas, Professor of Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and Director of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, in International Review of the Red Cross No.42
How far can these general principles of complicity be extended to the case of contemporary atrocities? Can they, for example, be used to establish international criminal liability for a supplier of small arms, the managing director of an airline that...
Author: UN Wire
Author: Farah Khan, Inter Press Service
A gender empowerment lobby at the least developing countries (LDC) conference in Brussels is pushing hard for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to establish an eminent persons group, to ensure that commitments to advance women become a reality
Author: The Independent [Dhaka, Bangladesh]
Workshop participants find indifference [among governments] to implementing workers' rights
Author: paper submitted to U.N. World Conference Against Racism by The National Council of Negro Women [NCNW]
A Survey of Current Issues and Future Perspectives
Author: Gustavo Gonzalez, Inter Press Service
Author: Reem Leila, Al-Ahram Weekly [Cairo]
The National Council for Women says it is getting tough on illiteracy and the personal status law. Reem Leila digs into the NCW's five-year plan.
Author: National Policy Association's Cuba Working Group, in Cuba Today: Best Business Practices and Labor Rights
[principles include respect for internationally-recognised rights of workers]
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