Human Rights and the Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies
AbstractThis paper defines a role for human rights workers in the discussion of humanitarian emergencies. The approach is to look at how human rights law, monitoring, and information can be useful in two ways: (1) to warn of an impending humanitarian emergency, and (2) as part of efforts to resolve the crisis.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 211.
Length: 55 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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HUMAN RIGHTS ; WORKERS ; INFORMATION;
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