Towards a Decentralization of Human Rights: The Rise of Human Rights Cities
Van den Berg, E. and Oomen, B. (2014). Towards a Decentralization of Human Rights: the Rise of Human Rights Cities. In Van Lindert, T & D. Lettinga (Eds.), The Future of Human Rights in an Urban World: Exploring Opportunities, Threats and Challenges (pp. 11-16). Amsterdam: Amnesty International.
24 Pages Posted: 4 Feb 2017
Date Written: September 2, 2014
All over the world, more and more cities explicitly base their policies on international human rights law. Whilst these human rights differ in size, approach and focus, they all hold the promise of strengthening social justice at the local level, and realizing abstract human rights ideals.
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