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Non-state actors and human rights

Non-state actors and human rights

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Juristic persons,
  • International business enterprises -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Philip Alston
    SeriesCollected courses of the Academy of European Law -- v. 13/3
    ContributionsAlston, Philip, Academy of European Law, New York University. Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .N66 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17187221M
    ISBN 100199272816, 0199272824
    LC Control Number2005007553

    Non-state actors (NSA) have played several roles to promote human rights and prevent violations against human rights. Generally, NSA have interaction with state players, such as government agencies and officials either through cooperation. types of non-state actor better. We can already observe the critical role played by non-state actors as they address key issues of human security, including the illicit trade in small arms, the recruitment of child soldiers and the use of landmines. The lead taken by non-state actors in the establishmentFile Size: KB.

    Non-state actors (NSAs) play an increasingly important role in the global promotion and local implementation of human rights standards. Among NSAs, three groups are of particular note: (1) non-governmental organizations (NGOs) claiming to advance human rights using research, advocacy or education, (2) corporations engaged in transnational commercial activities, and (3) armed groups. Robert McCorquodale (), 'Non-state Actors and International Human Rights Law' 5. Jan Arno Hessbruegge (), 'Human Rights Violations Arising from Conduct of Non-State Actors' 6. Manisuli Ssenyonjo (), 'The Applicability of International Human Rights Law to Non-State Actors: What Relevance to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights?' 7.

    Non-State Actors and International Obligations examines the contribution and relevance of non-state actors in the creation and implementation of international obligations. These actors have traditionally been marginalised within international law and ambiguities remain over their precise ed on: Octo Dr Murray’s book, Human Rights Obligations on Non-State Armed Groups talks about non-state armed groups as a reality that needs to be addressed: they exist, they exercise control, and therefore we must talk about their responsibilities. While this might seem self-evident, his sober analysis is particular commendable in the context of the current counter-terrorism atmosphere and discourse.


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Transcending as well the literature on the role of NGOs, the book examines a broad range of non-state actors engaged in various activities that violate, promote or protect human rights. Contributing authors examine several important issues, such as bioethics, armed conflicts, and welfare reform, while stressing the need for accountability and mechanisms for curbing human rights : Paperback.

Under traditional approaches to human rights, non-state actors cannot be parties to the relevant treaties and so they are only bound to the extent that obligations accepted by States can be applied to them by governments.

This situation threatens to make a mockery of much of the international system of accountability for human rights : Philip Alston. The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors.

Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an Author: Andrew Clapham. The threats to human rights posed by non-state actors are of increasing concern.

Human rights activists increasingly address the activity of multinational corporations, the policies of international organizations such as the World Bank and the World Trade Organization. Under traditional approaches to human rights, non-state actors cannot be parties to the relevant treaties and so they are only bound to the extent that obligations accepted by States can be applied.

Non-State Actors and Human Rights Edited by Philip Alston Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law. Addresses the responsibility of non-state actors, one of the largest and most critical challenges facing international law today; Covers the role of important non-governmental institutions including the IMF and the WTO.

The threats to human rights posed by non-state actors are of increasing concern. Multinational corporations, armed oppositions groups, and the activities of international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, and the European Union are increasingly examined with Author: Andrew Clapham.

International Human Rights Law and Practice - by Ilias Bantekas April Author: Ilias Bantekas, Lutz Oette. Any non-state actor remains obligated to uphold human rights insomuch as this actor exercises certain control over a population and impacts the public : Tariq Mukhimer.

Keywords: human rights, non-state actors, participants, corporate responsibility Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation De Brabandere, Eric, Non-State Actors and Human Rights: Corporate Responsibility and the Attempts to Formalize the Role of Corporations as Participants in the International Legal System (Janu ).Cited by: 2.

The Hardcover of the Non-State Actors and Human Rights by Philip Alston at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Philip Alston. Under traditional approaches to human rights, non-State actors are beyond the direct reach of international human rights law.

They cannot be parties to the relevant treaties and so they are only bound to the extent that obligations accepted by States can be applied to them by governments/5(4). The question of whether non-state actors have human rights obligations is ultimately dependent on what we mean when we speak of human rights and what entities we consider to be non-state actors.

Focusing the debate, this important collection presents an essential set of contributions which address these questions. An original introduction provides the context for the selection of papers that. The conduct of non-state actors can give rise to human rights violations to a greater extent than one would expect.

Human rights law, interpreted in the light of general international law, applies to every private actor that is endowed with state power in any by: The main focus of the book, however, is on the legal obligations of non-state actors.

The book discusses how developments in the fields of international responsibility and international criminal law have implications for building a framework for the human rights obligations of Author: Andrew Clapham.

Despite its not being an entirely new debate in international law and international relations, the nexus between human rights and non-state actors has become a highly relevant topic of scholarly research, as witnessed by the three works under review, published in and Cited by: 6.

Get this from a library. Non-state actors and human rights. [Philip Alston; Academy of European Law (Florence, Italy); New York University. Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.;] -- "As privatization, out-sourcing, and downsizing place ever more public or governmental functions into the hands of private actors, the human rights regime must adapt if it is to maintain its.

The main focus of the book, however, is on the legal obligations of non-state actors. The book discusses how developments in the fields of international responsibility and international criminal.

Non-state actors include organizations and individuals that are not affiliated with, directed by, or funded through the government. These include corporations, private financial institutions, and NGOs, as well as paramilitary and armed resistance groups.

In the context of human rights and particularly ESCR advocacy, there has been an increasing. This book presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non-state actors/5.

Non-state actors also violate human rights. It remains the responsibility of the state to address such violations, but it is at the same time important to analyse and address these violations in international fora. In the following chapters the focus will be on the protection and promotion of human rights.The book begins with a discussion of the phenomena, such as globalization, privatization, fragmentation, and feminization, that are forcing us to think again about how we view human rights and why it makes sense to extend the obligations to non-state actors.This book presents an approach to human rights that goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non-state actors and addresses some of the ways in Author: Andrew Clapham.