A World Information Campaign for the Protection of Human Rights

  • Bertrand Ramcharan
Part of the Springer Biographies book series (SPRINGERBIOGS)


van Boven understood the relationship between awareness of human rights and protection. He therefore sought to equip the UN Department of Information in the field of human rights and launched a world campaign on human rights information.


Human rights information Public information in the field of human rights 


  1. Division of Human Rights (1980) Draft resolution on public information activities in the field of human rights. In the possession of the author.Google Scholar
  2. United Nations (1997), E/CN.4/1997, 20 January, 1997.Google Scholar
  3. van Boven, TC (1982) People Matter. Amsterdam, Meulenhoff, 1982. (Edited by Hans Thoolen)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand Ramcharan
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  1. 1.Airlie MountAlythUK

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