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.

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Esther van den Berg

Independent

Barbara M. Oomen

Utrecht University - University College Roosevelt

Date Written: September 2, 2014

Abstract

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.

Suggested Citation

van den Berg, Esther and Oomen, Barbara M., Towards a Decentralization of Human Rights: The Rise of Human Rights Cities (September 2, 2014). 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.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2910390

Esther van den Berg

Independent

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Barbara M. Oomen (Contact Author)

Utrecht University - University College Roosevelt ( email )

Lange Noordstraat 1
Middelburg, 4331CB
Netherlands

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