By Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour
Few names are so heavily hooked up with the reason for human rights as that of Mary Robinson. As former President of eire, she was once preferably situated for passionately and eloquently arguing the case for human rights world wide. Over 5 tumultuous years that integrated the tragic occasions of Sep 11, she provided ethical management and imaginative and prescient to the worldwide human rights move. This quantity is a special account in Robinson's personal phrases of her campaigns as United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights.
A Voice for Human Rights deals an edited choice of Robinson's public addresses, given among 1997 and 2002, while she served as excessive Commissioner. The ebook additionally offers the 1st in-depth account of the paintings of the workplace of excessive Commissioner for Human Rights. With a foreword via Kofi Annan and an afterword by means of Louise Arbour, the present excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, the publication can be of curiosity to all serious about overseas human rights, diplomacy, improvement, and politics.
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