Contributions on Comparative Public Law and International Law
Veröffentlichungen des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht
Rudolf Bernhardt, John Anthony Jolowicz (Hrsg.)
International Enforcement of Human Rights. Reports Submitted to the Colloquium of the International Association of Legal Science, Heidelberg, 28-30 August 1985
Reports submitted to the Colloquium of the International Association of Legal Science Heidelberg, 28-30 August 1985
Appendix: Texts of Selected Universal and Regional Human Rights Instruments
Inhalt: The International Bill of Rights: The Universal Declaration and the Covenants. – International Protection of Human Rights: Soviet Report. – The Enforcement of Human Rights and Peoples' Rights: Observations on their Reciprocal Relations. – The European Convention on Human Rights. – Implementation in the Inter-American Human Rights System. – La Charte Africaine en tant que mécanisme de protection des droits de l'homme. – Approaches to Human Rights in Asia. – Protection of Fundamental Rights within the Legal Order of the European Communities. – General Report. – List of Participants. – Appendix: Texts of Selected Universal and Regional Human Rights Instruments.
Since World War II the international protection of human rights has found expression in a great number of treaties and other international documents. Within the framework of the United Nations as well as regional organizations, texts have been elaborated and put into force which contain specific guarantees for the protection of the individual and provide specific mechanisms for the enforcement of human rights. The book contains papers on the most important national and international agreements. Leading academic experts describe the United Nations Covenants on human rights as well as the human rights guarantees in Western Europe, America, and Africa (the African Charter went into effect in October 1986) and the corresponding efforts in Asia, where they have not yet led to an agreement in the form of a treaty. An important social problem is dealt with: the commitment of the European Communities to human rights despite the absence of clear legal rules. The book, which comprises the reports for an international colloquium, conveys an impressive and reliable overview of the present position of the protection of human rights in international law.
1987. VIII, 265 p.
ISBN 3-540-17574-1 (vergriffen)