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Localizing the Human Rights Council : a case study of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants

Tijdschriftbijdrage - Review Artikel

The Human Rights Council (HRC) can enact and proclaim global human rights standards. To date the impact of local communities on such international standard-setting remains unclear. This study analyzes how local communities gain access to the HRC's mechanisms and investigates whether standard setting from below has been taken up by the HRC. As a case study, the research studies the trajectory of the network of organizations that have lobbied for a Declaration on the Rights of Peasants at the HRC.
Tijdschrift: Journal of Human Rights
ISSN: 1475-4835
Issue: 2
Volume: 16
Pagina's: 220 - 241
Jaar van publicatie:2017