Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors

Andrew Clapham / Feb 19, 2020

Human Rights Obligations of Non State Actors Human rights activists increasingly address the activity of multinational corporations the policies of international organizations such as the World Bank and World Trade Organization and internation

  • Title: Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Actors
  • Author: Andrew Clapham
  • ISBN: 9780199288465
  • Page: 468
  • Format: Paperback
  • Human rights activists increasingly address the activity of multinational corporations, the policies of international organizations such as the World Bank and World Trade Organization, and international crimes committed by entities such as armed opposition groups and terrorists This book presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on stateHuman rights activists increasingly address the activity of multinational corporations, the policies of international organizations such as the World Bank and World Trade Organization, and international crimes committed by entities such as armed opposition groups and terrorists This book presents an approach to human rights which goes beyond the traditional focus on states and outlines the human rights obligations of non state actors It finishes with examples of how non state actors can be held legally accountable for their actions in various jurisdictions and suggests a framework for understanding the limits of human rights in this context.

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    About "Andrew Clapham"

      • Andrew Clapham

        Andrew Clapham is Professor of Public International Law at the Graduate Institute, Geneva and the Director of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights He teaches international human rights law and public international law Prior to coming to the Institute in 1997, he was the Representative of Amnesty International at the United Nations in New York Andrew Clapham has worked as Special Adviser on Corporate Responsibility to High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, and Adviser on International Humanitarian Law to Sergio Vieira de Mello, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Iraq.


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    1. On page 6 then, what does "tional law is almost exclusively about inter-state relations it is useless to expect this legal order to be of much use in regulating the behaviour of non-state actors." assume? In fear of potentially tripping over the content presenting later in the book, what sort of normative arrangements may be available to underpin the legal framework that applies to non-state institutions that operate across jurisdictions? What else may be relevant with respect to the general fea [...]


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