Introduction: the regulatory power of the Universal Periodic Review

Hilary Charlesworth, Emma Larking

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    Abstract

    The Universal Periodic Review is an intriguing and ambitious development in human rights monitoring. A mechanism employed by the United Nations Human Rights Council, its 'ultimate aim' is said to be 'to improve the human rights situation in all countries and address human rights violations wherever they occur'.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHuman Rights And The Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism
    Editors Emma Larking and Hilary Charlesworth
    Place of PublicationCambridge, United Kingdom
    PublisherCambridge University Press
    Pages298
    ISBN (Print)9781107086302
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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