Political Science 3388E Lecture Notes - Navi Pillay, European Social Charter, United Nations Human Rights Committee

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The human rights committee: body of 18 independent experts established to monitor compliance with the. Only parties signed to the covenant must report: committee considers individual petitions under the optional protocol (ccpr). Through november 13th, 2001, 1026 communications (complaints) had been registered concerning 69 countries. Half of these were found to be inadmissible or discontinued, 377 communications had reached substantive determinations, and another 206 were still in the system: half other the violations examined have been in two countries; jamaica and. Uruguay relatively strong procedures apply where they are not most needed; this is to be expected since participation is voluntary. The high commissioner for hr: currently, navanethem pillay of south africa (since september 2008, created in 1993, this person has the global reach of the commission. Deals directly with governments to seek improved respect for internationally recognized. Despite this, prior to wwii, even a declaratory regime was rarely contemplated: moving beyond a declaratory regime has proven difficult.

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