Investing in Human Rights: Volume 3 page – 3

Luke Eric Peterson Download PDF Acknowledgements The author Luke Eric Peterson would like to thank Carole Samdup at Rights & Democracy, members of the project’s reference group, as well as several outside reviewers who provided valuable feedback on various drafts of the paper. • Reference Group Peter Frankental Director of the Economic Relations Program Amnesty […]

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Investing in Human Rights: Volume 3 page – 2

Luke Eric Peterson Download PDF Table of Contents (detailed) Acknowledgements Acronyms Executive Summary Chapter 1: Introduction • Background to the international investment protection regime • Provisions of bilateral investment treaties – Fair and equitable treatment – Expropriation • Limited investor responsibilities • Dispute settlement provisions of bilateral investment treaties • Uses of BITs in investor […]

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Investing in Human Rights: Volume 2 page – 1

Rights & Democracy Download PDF GETTING IT RIGHT: A step-by-step guide to assess the impact of foreign investment on human rights >>> en Espagnol VOLUME 2 – (2008) Getting it Right: A step-by-step guide to assess the impact of foreign investment on human rightsVolume 2 is a practical tool. It provides an annotated community-based methodology […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 9

Rights & Democracy Download PDF About the Authors Valérie Couillard Valérie Couillard holds a master’s degree in the theory of comparative law from the European Academy of Legal Theory (Brussels), and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Université du Québec à Montréal. Before working as legal assistant to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 1

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Table of Contents (detailed) Acronyms Foreword Introduction – Michael Wodzicki The African Human Rights System International Stakeholders—Rights & Democracy Conclusion Chapter 1 – The African System Of Human Rights: Institutional Mechanisms And Their Interconnections – Ndiaga Loum The Content of the Charter The African Commission: The First Mechanism for Monitoring […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 7

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Chapter 3 – Women’s Rights in the African System: Progress and Challenges – Valérie Couillard Women’s Rights in Africa Are Human Rights Advocating women’s rights in Africa often elicits the following reaction: “Women’s rights! What about men’s rights?” As if women’s rights were a pipe dream … What’s more, it […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 6

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Chapter 2 – The African Human Rights System: Comparison, Context, and Opportunities for Future Growth – Sybil Sakle Thompson Africa’s human rights system has long been dismissed by jurists and activists for its inability to properly protect those in its charge. In comparative analysis, while the superiority of the European […]

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The Fight for Human Rights in Africa: Perspectives on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights page – 3

Rights & Democracy Download PDF Foreword 2008 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. In the decades that followed the adoption of the Declaration, human rights norms and institutions have expanded and deepened around the world. Included amongst these is the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission), […]

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