By Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour
Few names are so heavily attached with the reason for human rights as that of Mary Robinson. As former President of eire, she was once preferably situated for passionately and eloquently arguing the case for human rights around the globe. Over 5 tumultuous years that incorporated the tragic occasions of 11th of September, she provided ethical management and imaginative and prescient to the worldwide human rights stream. This quantity is a distinct account in Robinson's personal phrases of her campaigns as United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights.
A Voice for Human Rights bargains an edited number of Robinson's public addresses, given among 1997 and 2002, while she served as excessive Commissioner. The ebook additionally offers the 1st in-depth account of the paintings of the place of work of excessive Commissioner for Human Rights. With a foreword through Kofi Annan and an afterword via Louise Arbour, the present excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, the e-book might be of curiosity to all fascinated about foreign human rights, diplomacy, improvement, and politics.
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A Voice for Human Rights (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) by Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour