human rights in africa from the oau to the african union

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Human Rights In Africa

Author : Rachel Murray
ISBN : 1139456334
Genre : Political Science
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This work examines the role of the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, and how it has dealt with human rights since its inception in 1963. It considers the role of its main institutions both under the OAU and its transformation into the African Union. The book is divided into chapters examining various themes including the rights of women, the rights of the child, the concept of democracy and the right to development. Written by a leading human rights scholar, this book is essential reading for lawyers acting for African states, and for foreign governments and NGOs active in Africa, as well as being of interest to international and comparative human rights scholars.

Compendium Of Key Human Rights Documents Of The African Union

Author : African Union
ISBN : 0986985716
Genre : Human rights
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"This Compendium contains key documents relating to human rights adopted by the African Union (including NEPAD) and its predecessor, the Organization of African Unity. It also includes a selection of decisions and resolutions of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights. The fourth edition of the Compendium has been updated to August 2010"--Back cover.

The African Human Rights System

Author : K. Kufuor
ISBN : 9780230106543
Genre : Political Science
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This book challenges the received scholarship on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. The author applies economic and social theory to understanding the African Commission's dynamic treaty interpretation and the Commission's strategic manipulation of the Rules of Procedure to strengthen the African human rights system.

The African Union

Author : Konstantinos D. Magliveras
ISBN : 9789041195883
Genre : Law
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of the structure, competence, and management of The African Union (AU) provides substantial and readily accessible information for lawyers, academics, and policymakers likely to have dealings with its activities and data. No other book gives such a clear, uncomplicated description of the organization’s role, its rules and how they are applied, its place in the framework of international law, or its relations with other organizations. The monograph proceeds logically from the organization’s genesis and historical development to the structure of its membership, its various organs and their mandates, its role in intergovernmental cooperation, and its interaction with decisions taken at the national level. Its competence, its financial management, and the nature and applicability of its data and publications are fully described. Systematic in presentation, this valuable time-saving resource offers the quickest, easiest way to acquire a sound understanding of the workings of The African Union (AU) for all interested parties. Students and teachers of international law will find it especially valuable as an essential component of the rapidly growing and changing global legal milieu.

Human Rights In Africa

Author : Anton Bösl
ISBN : 9991609563
Genre : Human rights
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The African Union Legal And Institutional Framework

Author : Abdulqawi A. Yusuf
ISBN : 9789004227729
Genre : Law
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This work is an introduction into the origins, law and institutions of the African Union (AU). It examines the evolution, structures, legal standards and operational activities of this Pan-African organization, which replaced the Organization of African Unity (OAU) ten years ago.

The African Union

Author : Samuel M. Makinda
ISBN : 9781134141166
Genre : Political Science
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A comprehensive examination of the work of the African Union (AU), with special emphasis on its capacity to meet the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security mechanisms. Samuel Makinda and F. Wafula Okumu show how Africa and, in particular, the AU can effectively addressed the challenges of building and sustaining governance institutions and security mechanisms only if they have strategic leadership. Current debates on, and criticisms of, leadership in Africa are also analyzed as well as key options for overcoming the constraints that African leaders face. Core topics covered include: the colonial policies of the European powers the emergence of Pan-Africanism the creation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 the evolution of the OAU into the AU in 2002 the AU’s capacity to address poverty alleviation, conflict management and resolution, peacebuilding and humanitarian intervention.

Regional Protection Of Human Rights

Author : Dinah Shelton
ISBN : 9780199744749
Genre : Political Science
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"Regional Protection of Human Rights : Documentary Supplements is the accompanying volume to Regional Protection of Human Rights. It contains primary source documents on human rights regulations in Europe, Africa, and the Americas. These include the European Court of Human Rights, the Charter of the Organization of American States, and the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights. Access to these documents enables the reader to further understand and apply them to ever-changing global situations."--Back cover.

International Human Rights Law In Africa

Author : Frans Viljoen
ISBN : 9780199645589
Genre : Law
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Providing a comprehensive and analytical overview of human rights in Africa, this book deals particularly with the African regional system of human rights protection. Among the issues it explores are poverty, HIV AIDS, and the tension between international standards and national implementation.

The African Human Rights System

Author : Vincent Obisienunwo Orlu Nmehielle
ISBN : 9041117318
Genre : Law
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