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Patrick Thornberry

Peoples, Fact Sheet No. 9 (Rev.1), World Campaign for Human Rights, UN Centre for Human Rights, Geneva 1997. The Voluntary Fund was established pursuant to General Assembly resolution 40/131 of 13 December 1985. In resolution 50/156 of 21 December 1995, the GA decided that the Fund should also be used to assist indigenous representatives to participate in the Commission Drafting Group. By resolution 48/163 of 21 December 1993, the GA authorised the Secretary-General to establish the Voluntary Fund for the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People. 73 Report

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
William Schabas

Success” ’ although the origin of the reference is unclear.21 Two years later, the reference to ‘political’ was removed in the Convention whose preparation was mandated by the 1946 General Assembly Resolution. The debates are part of the public record although they have been somewhat misrepresented in some of the academic accounts. The Soviet Union opposed the inclusion of political groups, as all of the writers point out, but it was hardly alone in 16 Prosecutor v. Krstić (IT-​98–​33-​T), Judgment, 2 August 2001, paras. 554–​60. 17 Raphael Lemkin, Axis Rule in

in Fifty years of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
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Patrick Thornberry

and links self-determination, human rights and friendly relations. Operative paragraph 1 states baldly that the ‘subjection of peoples to alien subjugation, domination and exploitation constitutes a denial of fundamental human rights’; paragraph 7 demands that all States ‘shall observe faithfully and strictly the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the present Declaration’. 36 See chs. 5 and 7 in this volume. 37 General Assembly resolution 2625 (XXV) (1970). 94 The age of rights have the right freely to

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Heike Wieters

Voluntary Sector,” Bureau for Population and Humanitarian Assistance, June 2, 1972. 45 Recognition and an international definition of the term “Least Developed Countries” was established in 1971 by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2768 (XXVI), November 18, 1971, http

in The NGO CARE and food aid From America, 1945–80
Patrick Thornberry

-Commission – following a technical review by the Secretariat26 – at its forty-sixth session in 1994.27 The text discards all equivocations on the right of indigenous peoples to self-determination.28 General Assembly resolution 49/214 of 23 December 199429 entitled ‘International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People’30 encouraged the Human Rights Commission to consider the draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with the participation of representatives of indigenous peoples,31 on the basis of procedures to be determined by the Commission. In its resolution 1995/32 of

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Patrick Thornberry

incorporates a preamble of twelve paragraphs, seven substantive articles (Part I of the Convention), a further nine articles addressing implementation (Part II) and nine articles on entry into force, denunciation, revision, reservations, etc. (Part III).4 1 Contained in General Assembly resolution 1904(XVIII), 20 November 1963. For a review, see Thornberry, International Law, chs. 29 and 30. 2 General Assembly resolution 2106(XX). 3 660 UNTS, 195. The implementation of the Convention is complemented by the work of the Special Rapporteur (of the Commission on Human Rights) on

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Article 27 and other global standards on minority rights
Patrick Thornberry

; that a village near the quarry was the only remaining village in Finland with a homogeneous Saami population,127 and that the quarry site (Mount EtelaRiutusvaara) is a sacred place in the old Saami religion, though the practice 117 Recall, however, the limitations of Article 25; See ch. 5 in this volume. See comments of the Committee on Colombia, A/47/40, paras. 352, 378, 391. 119 Contained in General Assembly resolution 47/135, 18 December 1992. 120 Article 2.2. 121 Article 2.3. 122 For reflections, see A. Boyle and P. Birnie, International Law and the Environment

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
John Cullinan
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Seán Lyons

seems a logical step towards alleviating elements of social exclusion for people with disabilities. For example, UN General Assembly Resolution 48/96 recommends that ‘States should ensure that the provision of support takes into account the costs frequently incurred by ­persons with disabilities and their families as a result of their disability’. Indeed, interventions to promote the well-being and social inclusion of people with disabilities in many countries include policies to ensure adequate income for people living with disabilities or those caring for a person

in The economics of disability
A reflective narrative
Patrick Thornberry

is still probably true that for the wider world, the paradigm case – the image – of self-determination is accession to independence, formatting a new State in the mould of existing ones. The gods in this legal pantheon of self-determination have been accounted for in the present work: the UN Charter, Articles 1(2) and 55, and Chapters XI and XII; and General Assembly resolutions 1514 (XV) (the Colonial Declaration), 1541 (XV) and 2625 (XXV) (the Declaration on Principles of International Law). There is more ambiguity from the decolonisation or post-colonial State

in Indigenous peoples and human rights
Tarlach McGonagle

hate speech. It reads: 21 Natan Lerner, The U.N. Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (Alphen aan den Rijn: Sijthoff & Noordhoff, 2nd edn, 1980), p. 43. 22 Ibid., p. 47. In that respect, it was no different to the corresponding article in the earlier UN Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1904 (XVIII), 20 November 1963. 23 Patrick Thornberry, ‘International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination: The prohibition of “racist hate

in Fifty years of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination