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Patrick Thornberry

and Integration of Indigenous and other Tribal and Semi-Tribal Populations in Independent Countries,17 and Recommendation No. 104 on the same.18 The ILO today The ILO is now one of twelve specialised agencies of the UN.19 The tripartite structure of the ILO – governments, employers, employees – is unique among intergovernmental organisations. The Organisation is composed of three organs: the General Conference of representatives of member States (the International Labour Conference); the Governing Body; and the International Labour Office. The rights that concern the

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Patrick Thornberry

application of the Charter, the Protocol, or any other relevant human rights instrument ratified by the States concerned (Article 3.1); the Court may also offer advisory opinions which do not trespass on the work of the Commission (Article 4). Court cases will be open to States, African intergovernmental organisations, relevant NGOs with observer status before the Commission, and individuals (Article 5.3): NGO and individual cases require a supporting declaration from the State concerned in accordance with Article 34.6. Entry into force of the Protocol requires fifteen

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Leslie C. Green

as well as to any force operating in the name of some other intergovernmental organisation like NATO, as has been the case in the former Yugoslavia or Afghanistan. The rights of member states The only freedom of action left to members in matters of this kind is to be found in Article 51, which emphasises that ‘nothing in the Charter shall impair the inherent

in The contemporary law of armed conflict
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Stories about international organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law
Sufyan Droubi
Jean d’Aspremont

resulted in the Conclusions, namely, the manner in which the International Law Commission defines its own output vis-à-vis the formation of customary international law. While the International Law Commission specifically addresses ‘teachings of publicists’ and judgments, it has chosen to simply mention the relevance of its own work – which it did in the commentary opening Part V. Pereira argues that the Commission was right in not including its work under the ‘teachings of publicists’ heading. Deplano examines the role of resolutions adopted by intergovernmental

in International organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law
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Vicki Squire
Nina Perkowski
Dallal Stevens
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Nick Vaughan-Williams

deaths of those en route were documented in different ways by local coroners across various states, while those arriving to the EU alive were identified and documented by local police authorities as well as by EU agencies such as Frontex, Europol, Eurojust and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO). States as well as intergovernmental organisations such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) collated data about migratory journeys, while digital records of travellers were transferred between

in Reclaiming migration
Presenting the GenderImmi data set
Anna Boucher

global gendered wage gaps. At the same time, these states are also less likely to emphasise specific occupational sectors, an approach which generally targets key male-dominated professions. These findings are important not only to map the dependent variable of analysis in future chapters of the book (the extent of gender awareness of policies) but also more broadly for policy-makers and intergovernmental organisations interested in understanding how gender awareness of skilled immigration policies vary across countries. The next section of this chapter provides an

in Gender, migration and the global race for talent
Image management in conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
Julia Gallagher
V. Y. Mudimbe

access to a range of audiences, allowing them to engage with members of the international community directly and with greater speed. Web 2.0 technologies serve to amplify the voices of non-state armed groups at the international level. Yet, these actors are required to work within the discursive power structures that define African subjects within the international system, as well as negotiate narratives about conflict and insecurity in Africa produced externally by states, intergovernmental organisations and human rights interest groups. This chapter considers the

in Images of Africa
The contest for ideology
Sung Lee

Assembly, is the chief technical and administrative officer of WHO. He or she has numerous responsibilities and, although formally subject to the authority of the board, can exert considerable power in the selection of priorities and controversies. WHO is an intergovernmental organisation with no supra-governmental authority. It cannot execute policies which override the will of its member governments. In

in Western medicine as contested knowledge

Scientific Unions and its subsidiary, the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research. 93 Non-governmental bodies will not be further touched on here as they fall outside the scope of this book. As far as intergovernmental organisations are concerned, the premier organisation at the global level is the IOC, established by UNESCO as a subsidiary body in 1960 in order to ‘promote scientific investigation and

in The law of the sea
Nico Randeraad

debate in the section devoted to the topic focused on establishing a permanent commission and the relationship it would have with participating states. There was no international model on which to pattern the commission. Intergovernmental organisations with the authority to make 119 chap5.indd 119 02/12/2009 12:15:05 States and statistics in the nineteenth century binding decisions were still beyond the horizon. The statistics system in the German Zollverein might have served as a model, except that everybody knew its organisation was very weak. A few of the

in States and statistics in the nineteenth century