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
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
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