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Author Zifcak, Spencer, 1950- author

Title Mr Ruddock goes to Geneva / Spence Zifcak
Published Sydney : UNSW Press, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  323.194 Zif/Mrg  AVAILABLE
 MELB  323.194 Zif/Mrg  AVAILABLE
Description 92 pages ; 21 cm
Series Briefings
Briefings (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Contents 1. A falling out of friends -- 2. Common threads -- 3. Australia's case for UN reform -- 4. The wider case for UN reform -- 5. Disengagement and democratic exceptionalism -- Appendix 1. The UN human rights treaty monitoring system -- Appendix 2. Australia and the six committees
Summary Describes how 'friends fell out' in Geneva and looks at the actions the Australian government took in reaction to UN criticism on its human rights record, and the impact on Australia's international reputation
Analysis Human rights
United Nations
Organisational change
Treaties and conventions
Notes Includes bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-91)
Subject Ruddock, P. (Philip), 1943-
Ruddock, P. M.
United Nations -- Australia.
Human rights -- International cooperation.
Human rights -- Australia.
Human rights -- Government policy -- Australia.
Human rights advocacy -- Australia.
Australia -- Foreign relations.
Author University of New South Wales.
ISBN 0868404551 (paperback)