Human Rights and the United Nations: Second Chance

For the first time the United Nations has abolished one of its bodies for poor performance. The Commission on Human Rights is no more, and has been replaced by a Council. Its first members have just been elected, with fewer shortcomings, and the launch meeting is set for this month. But will the implementation of human rights standards improve?

The World Today Published 1 June 2006 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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