The United Nations and Human Rights
A Critical Appraisal
Edited by Frédéric Mégret and Philip Alston
Table of Contents
Appraising the UN Human Rights Regime, Philip Alston & Frédéric Mégret
Part I: The Human Rights Mandate of the Principal Organs
1:The Security Council, Frédéric Mégret
2:The General Assembly, Andrew Clapham
3:The Economic and Social Council, Frédéric Mégret
4:The International Court of Justice, Bruno Simma
Part II: Subsidiary Human Rights Organs
5:The Council and Commission on Human Rights, Rosa Freedman
6:The Consultative Committee, Laurence Boisson de Chazournes & Andrzej Gadkowski
7:The Commission on the Status of Women, Zehra Arat
8:Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Madeleine Heyward
Part III: Organs Monitoring Treaty Compliance
9:The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Patrick Thornberry
10:The Human Rights Committee, Ludovic Hennebel
11:The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Andrew Byrnes
12:The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Philip Alston.
13:The Committee against Torture, Andrew Byrnes.
14:The Committee on the Rights of the Child, Christine Evans
15:The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Janet Lord & Michael Stei.
16:The Committee on Enforced Disappearances, Olivier de Frouville
17:The Committee on the Human Rights of Migrant Workers, Vincent Chetail
18:Coordination between Treaty Bodies, Suzanne Egan
Part IV The Governance of Human Rights
19:The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Andrew Clapham.
20:Human Rights Co-ordination within the UN System, Georges Minet