Do We Need a World Court of Human Rights?

LAW AT WAR - THE LAW AS IT WAS AND THE LAW AS IT SHOULD BE, Ch. 19, pp. 261-272, Ola Engdahl, Pål Wrange, eds., Liber Amicorum Ove Bring, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008

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Geir Ulfstein

Faculty of Law, University of Oslo; Pluricourts

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

The paper discusses whether a World Court of Human Rights could overcome the weaknesses of the present international human rights supervisory system, the relationship to existing regional courts and global treaty bodies, and the realism in the idea of a World Court.

Suggested Citation

Ulfstein, Geir, Do We Need a World Court of Human Rights? (2008). LAW AT WAR - THE LAW AS IT WAS AND THE LAW AS IT SHOULD BE, Ch. 19, pp. 261-272, Ola Engdahl, Pål Wrange, eds., Liber Amicorum Ove Bring, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1937580

Geir Ulfstein (Contact Author)

Faculty of Law, University of Oslo ( email )

PO Box 6706 St Olavsplass
Oslo, 0130
Norway

Pluricourts

Norway

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