By Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour

ISBN-10: 0812220072

ISBN-13: 9780812220070

ISBN-10: 0812239040

ISBN-13: 9780812239041

Few names are so heavily attached with the reason for human rights as that of Mary Robinson. As former President of eire, she used to be preferably located for passionately and eloquently arguing the case for human rights worldwide. Over 5 tumultuous years that integrated the tragic occasions of Sept. 11, she provided ethical management and imaginative and prescient to the worldwide human rights move. This quantity is a distinct account in Robinson's personal phrases of her campaigns as United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights.

A Voice for Human Rights bargains an edited selection of Robinson's public addresses, given among 1997 and 2002, while she served as excessive Commissioner. The booklet additionally presents the 1st in-depth account of the paintings of the place of work of excessive Commissioner for Human Rights. With a foreword through Kofi Annan and an afterword through Louise Arbour, the present excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, the publication can be of curiosity to all keen on foreign human rights, diplomacy, improvement, and politics.

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