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Jurisdictional Relations between Human Rights Instruments and Organs

Theodor Meron

in Human Rights Law-Making in the United Nations

Published in print December 1986 | ISBN: 9780198255499
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681608 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255499.003.0006
Jurisdictional Relations between Human Rights Instruments and Organs

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The potential conflicts in supervision and implementation of human rights is virtually unlimited. Conflicts can arise when two organizations claim to have competence over a particular matter, and when one organization which lacks competence over a particular matter encroaches upon the domain of the competent organization or of a State. This chapter discusses clauses for avoidance or reduction of conflicts, the Human Rights Committee, the interrelationship between the regional and the global supervisory systems, and the reporting systems.

Keywords: human rights instruments; supervisory systems; human rights; conflicts; Human Rights Committee

Chapter.  11789 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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