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Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations and Human Rights

Edited by Sarah Pritchard

Federation Press – 1998 – 256 pages

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Dr Julian Burger, Indigenous Peoples Program, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says:

Sarah Pritchard makes a welcome and practical contribution to the upholding of human rights. Her book brings together articles by the world’s leading authorities… Congratulations … for providing Aboriginal people and other interested individuals and organisations with this hands-on guide to the United Nations and human rights.

Contents

1. The significance of international law 2. Linking international standards with contemporary concerns of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 3. The UN Charter-based human rights system: an overview 4. Working Group on Indigenous Populations: mandate, standard-setting activities and future perspectives 5. The UN treaty-based human rights system and individual complaints 6. The UN treaty-based human rights system: an overview 7. Individual complaints: an overview and admissibility requirements 8. Individual complaints: historical perspectives and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 9. Individual communications under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 10. Individual communications: the Convention against Torture and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination 11. Periodic reporting: the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child 12. Periodic reporting: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women 13. The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:

non-governmental input and the early warning and urgent procedure 14. Indigenous peoples and some relevant human rights standards;

Substantive provisions of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination 15. The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and Indigenous peoples

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Description: Edited by Sarah Pritchard. Dr Julian Burger, Indigenous Peoples Program, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says: Sarah Pritchard makes a welcome and practical contribution to the upholding of human rights. Her book brings together articles by the...
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