Culture and HR Lesson 3 What Are The Main Mechanisms for Implementing Human Rights?
  
 
 
 
Culture and HR Lesson 3 What Are The Main Mechanisms for Implementing Human Rights?

Overview

This lesson focuses on the institutional mechanisms that are used to implement human
rights, as well as seek remedy or reparations for human rights violations.  Particular attention is paid to human rights reporting and human rights reparation mechanisms, including tribunals and truth commissions.

Relevant Learning Objectives

1   Identify and describe the main instruments and mechanisms of the international human rights regime, and the global causes to which these instruments respond.

3   Discuss the problems of cultural universality and diversity in regards to implementing human rights at the international, national, and local scales.

4   Understand the global significance and controversies of human rights in the 21st century.

Procedure

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