Introduction -- Who are the UN’s independent human rights experts? -- Findings on effectiveness: country visits and communications -- Independence under the blue flag: relationship with the United Nations -- Style matters: the quality of special procedures work -- Bringing implementation home: the role of states -- Working with the independent sector -- The future of special procedures -- Appendixes: A. experts working group members -- B. HRC Resolution 5/1, institution building -- HRC resolution 5/2, code of conduct -- List of independent experts -- E. human Rights Council members -- F. communications and country visits: examples of impact -- G. breakdown of state responses to communications -- H. status of country visits -- I. Note on methodology note -- J. Brookings/OSJI/UPR-Watch summary recommendations.
"Examines the effectiveness of a key endeavor by the United Nations to monitor and influence human rights through a unique body of independent experts, appointed by countries to investigate, analyze, and report on the whole spectrum of human rights problems around the world"--Provided by publisher..
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