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Human rights and OAS reform
Cyrus R. Vance
by Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Media Services in [Washington]
Written in English
|Statement||[by] Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance before the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), June 14, 1977, St. Georges, Grenada.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of State. Office of Media Services.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 p. ;|
In a letter sent to the OAS Secretary General, CÃ©sar Gaviria Trujillo, the organisation expressed concern that human rights have not been a priority during President Fujimori's terms in office. 'During the 90s the state embarked in a judicial reform which, far from strengthening the judicial system, undermined its independence and impartiality, and further weakened the rule of law,' the. Advancing Human Rights through International Prison Reform: A gendered approach from the Americas Hilary Anderson, Senior Specialist, Inter-American Commission of Women Organization of American States While women deprived of liberty in the Americas still represent just under five percent of the total.
Strategic reasons for US engagement with the Inter-American Human Rights System Strong, accountable democratic governance furthers the US interest in a peaceful, stable, and prosperous hemisphere. The IACHR is a proven low-cost, high-return investment in a better neighborhood for the United States. Sixth General Assembly of the Organization of American States, Santiago, Chile, Secretary Kissinger [on] human rights, cooperation for development, [and] OAS reform, Joint report, U.S. and Panama, and Secretary Kissinger's statement at the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Human rights. Created in , the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) functions independently from both the OAS and governments and investigates human rights abuses in the Americas. The body issues reports and recommendations, as well as referring cases to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
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