Update: New Issue of Human Rights Monitor Quarterly
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Human Rights Monitor Quarterly
|Last Updated on Friday, 12 November 2010|
The Human Rights Monitor Quarterly is a new publication launched by the International Service for Human Rights in April 2010. It replaces the former Annual Human Rights Monitor, New York Monitor, Treaty Body Monitor, UPR Monitor and Council Monitor publications. The Quarterly presents a global picture of developments in the international and regional human rights systems. The Quarterly also highlights events, meetings, and opportunities for NGO/NHRI engagement in the upcoming quarter and beyond. The publication will be issued four times a year (January, April, July, and October).
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Issue 3 – October 2010
Please find below the table of contents for the October 2010 edition – chapters can be downloaded individually. The full edition is available to download here (pdf, 2.1 MB).
Security Council Focus on referenda in Sudan, UNMIN withdrawal from Nepal, and sexual violence in the DRC
Human Rights Council 15th session New special procedure on freedom of association and women’s equality
Human Right’s Council Advisory Committee Four recommendations adopted. Mandate of the Committee in question
Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Discrimination against Roma in Europe a major concern in Bosnia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Romania, Slovenia, and Uzbekistan
Human Rights Committee Focus on Cameroon, Colombia, Estonia, and Israel
Committee on the Rights of the Child Towards a new communications procedure, and upcoming election of members
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Preventing violence against women challenges all States: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Russia, and Turkey
The Treaty Body Complaint System Expanding protection against refoulement. A survey of recent views by treaty bodies on individual complaints
Regional Human Rights Mechanism for the Pacific? Lessons learnt from developments in other regions