The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress

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This report provides historical background of the Council, including the role of the previous Commission. It discusses the Council's current mandate and structures, 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: July 18, 2011
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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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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 18, 2011
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Description:

This report provides historical background of the Council, including the role of the previous Commission. It discusses the Council's current mandate and structures, 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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30 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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