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The UNFCCC

This chapter is about the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). For 200 years scientists have been telling is that if we cage the atmosphere chemistry a lot by burning fossil fuels we…

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Limitations of Existing Standards

The judiciary process of human rights has rested for a long time upon groups of states commenting upon the extent to which another group of states has fulfilled the obligations they promised to each…

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International Human Rights Treaties

Joshua Castellino discusses how international human rights treaties are constructed using examples from the Refugee Convention, the Convention on the Rights of the Disabled and the Convention on the…

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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Convention on the Rights of the Child began with a draft developed by Poland in 1979. It became a Convention in 1989 and received near universal ratification. Among its claims are: The child has…

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International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

The Geneva Convention says that medical services are seen to be neutral on the battlefield, which is upheld by the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies today. The International Federation is made up…

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Advancements in Women's Rights

The Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is seen as the International Bill of Women’s Rights with rights that extend to the public and private realm. UN…

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