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Quality Improvement Agency

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

(QIA)

A non‐departmental public body set up in 2006 whose role is to monitor and raise standards of teaching and learning across the learning and skills sector. It succeeded the...

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Richard Susskind, The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services

Emilie Hunter.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 2606 words.

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Reporting under International Human Rights Treaties: Perspectives from Timor Leste's Experience of the Reformed Process

Annemarie Devereux and Catherine Anderson.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 14949 words.

This article explores Timor Leste's experience of reporting under the reformed international human rights treaties reporting system during the period 2004–2007. Whilst consciousness has...

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The Requirement of Using the ‘Maximum of Available Resources’ for Human Rights Realisation: A Question of Quality as Well as Quantity?

Sigrun Skogly.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 12671 words.

The implementation of economic, social and cultural rights has received considerable attention in recent years. There are several controversies that are addressed in these debates, not...

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The European Union and Human Rights: Towards A Post-National Human Rights Institution?

Samantha Besson.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 17859 words.

There is growing evidence that the European Union (EU) is becoming more involved in human rights protection and has the capacity to turn into an unprecedented post-national human rights...

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The Concluding Observations of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies

Michael O'Flaherty.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 11603 words.

The seven principal United Nations-sponsored human rights treaties stipulate that States Parties submit periodic reports to the respective treaty monitoring bodies (or ‘committees’)1 on the...

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Strengthening the United Nations Human Rights Treaty Body System

Suzanne Egan.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 16959 words.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has recently published her much anticipated report on strengthening the United Nations (UN) human rights treaty system. The latest in a...

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On Reconciling Irreconcilables: Neo-liberal Globalisation and Human Rights

Paul O'Connell.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 11904 words.

This article examines the tensions between the presently dominant form of globalisation, which will be referred to as neo-liberal globalisation, and the protection of human rights. The...

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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (and Beyond) in the UN Human Rights Council

Lucy Richardson.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 18944 words.

Economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) have been subject to increased attention in recent decades including within the United Nations. Created in 2006, the Human Rights Council is the...

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US Efforts to Realise the Right to Health through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Benjamin Mason Meier and Lance Gable.

in Human Rights Law Review

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 10778 words.

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Reform of the UN Human Rights Treaty Body System: Locating the Dublin Statement

Michael O’Flaherty.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 7458 words.

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Recent Developments in the African Human Rights System 2007

Rachel Murray.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 8999 words.

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Human Rights and Democracy with Chinese Characteristics?

Phil C. W. Chan.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 22838 words.

Criticism has long been laid about China’s unwillingness to subscribe to international human rights norms, the rule of law and liberal democratic practices. The United Nations and Western...

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The Extraterritorial Scope of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Work of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Fons Coomans.

in Human Rights Law Review

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 16389 words.

Over the years, the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has indicated that the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) may have...

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The International Committee of the Red Cross and International Human Rights Law

Sergey Sayapin.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 14922 words.

Throughout a considerable part of its history, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has customarily refrained from invoking international human rights law, for reason of this...

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Evaluating the Human Rights Performance of Legislatures

Carolyn Evans and Simon Evans.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 10539 words.

Despite increased recognition of the role of legislatures in protecting human rights, particularly through their scrutiny of proposed legislation, there has been little detailed...

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Truth Commission Impact: An Assessment of How Commissions Influence Politics and Society

Onur Bakiner.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10763 words.

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This article explains whether or not, and the specific ways in which, truth commissions established during a political transition in...

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Towards a Unified Theory of Transitional Justice

Stephen Winter.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 10019 words.

This article argues in favour of theorizing transitional justice in established democracies. Using a New Zealand example, the article employs liberal theory to develop a legitimating...

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Why Europe Does Not Have a Refugee Crisis

Geoff Gilbert.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 2399 words.

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Operational Review of UNHCR’s Engagement in Situations of Internal Displacement

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 8033 words.

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Credibility, Proof and Refugee Law

James A. Sweeney.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 12019 words.

Assessing credibility is a legitimate and significant step in determining refugee status, but the term ‘credibility’ is employed with a range of descriptive intentions and legal...

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