The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress

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This report provides historical background of the United Nations Human Rights Council, including the role of the previous Commission. It discusses the Council's current mandate and structure, as well as U.S. policy and congressional actions. Finally, it highlights possible policy issues for the 112th Congress, including the overall effectiveness of the Council in addressing human rights, implications for U.S. membership, and U.S. financial contributions to the Council.

Creator(s): Blanchfield, Luisa
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 4, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Blanchfield, Luisa

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 4, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report provides historical background of the United Nations Human Rights Council, including the role of the previous Commission. It discusses the Council's current mandate and structure, as well as U.S. policy and congressional actions. Finally, it highlights possible policy issues for the 112th Congress, including the overall effectiveness of the Council in addressing human rights, implications for U.S. membership, and U.S. financial contributions to the Council.

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25 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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