By Roger Stenson Clark (auth.)
prospects of the excessive Commissioner concept with cautious scholarship and sensible judgment. Mr. Clark wrote the 1st draft of this booklet below my supervision for the measure of health practitioner of the technology of legislations at Columbia legislations university ahead of returning to soak up his profession as a legislation instructor in his local New Zealand. i'm thrilled that his paintings, during this better and up to date model, is now being released. It fills a true desire, because it is the 1st ebook in this very important topic. in this get together it'd be acceptable so as to add a couple of reviews at the heritage of the excessive Commissioner idea. As Mr. Clark exhibits, I had whatever to do with its "revival" within the usa govt throughout the final months of the Kennedy management. a number of info as to how this "revival" happened may well be necessary to scholars of diplomacy and foreign organization.
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78 Henkin, op. cit. supra note 19 at 504, 512. N. Political Process," 21 Int'l Org. 786 (1967). 77 See supra p. 12. O. N. to consider complaints of interference with freedom of association. O. body. See Jenks, "The International Protection of Trade Union Rights" in Luard, op. cit. supra note 1 at 210, 221-35. 78 See Carey, "Procedures for International Protection of Human Rights," 53 Iowa L. Rev. 291, 307-8 (1967) and Carey, op. cit. supra note 36 at 95-126. 24 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVITY tecting human rights may well be doubted 79 but the fact remains that a much greater effort has been made to do something with these complaints than that in regard to the complaints relating to the remainder of the World.
If the state takes no action at this stage the matter rests. Although the Convention on Racial Discrimination has now entered into force and its machinery been set up, progress in ratification so far suggests that it will be many years before the Covenants and the Optional Protocol come into force. g. O. proceedings Ghana v. Portugal and the retaliatory action Portugal v. Liberia discussed in E. Landy, The Effectiveness of International Supervision. O. Experience 175-76 (1966). See further on the dangers of state versus state complaints Hoffmann, "Implementation of International Instruments on Human Rights," 53 Proc.
28. N. Doc. 458 and Rev. 1 (1%7). " 135 In view of the nature of the documentation available the Special Rapporteur did not find it possible to point out any trends or developments. He appended to the draft report four annexes. The first three contained a tentative list of rights enumerated in the Declaration of Human Rights and the Covenants (suitable as subject-headings for future reports), a summary of information received from governments, covering selected rights, and a short summary of information from Specialized Agencies on rights and freedoms within their purview.