Performance & Legitimacy: National Human Rights Institutions

PERFORMANCE & LEGITIMACY: NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS, ICHRP, Geneva, Switzerland, 2004

155 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2010

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

This report examines the degree to which national human rights institutions are successful in carrying out their mandate to promote human rights and protect the rights of citizens. The study assesses how national human rights institutions acquire legitimacy and a reputation for effectiveness. Based on research in three countries, it includes practical recommendations for strengthening their work, and their creation.

Keywords: national human righs institutions

Suggested Citation

International Council on Human Rights Policy, ICHRP, Performance & Legitimacy: National Human Rights Institutions (2004). PERFORMANCE & LEGITIMACY: NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTITUTIONS, ICHRP, Geneva, Switzerland, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1551235

ICHRP International Council on Human Rights Policy (Contact Author)

International Council on Human Rights Policy (ICHRP) ( email )

rue Ferdinand-Hodler 17
Geneva, CH-1207
Switzerland

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