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Tackling the Root Causes as Well as the Symptoms of Violations

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

Abstract

van Boven sought to move the UN towards addressing the fundamental, structural conditions that led to violations of human right, including the challenges related to under-development. Under his leadership, to give effect to economic, social and cultural rights of the poor and marginalised he would foster discussion on a draft declaration on the right to development that would later be adopted by the UN General Assembly.

Keywords

Root causes of human rights violations Right to development Economic Cultural and social rights 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertrand Ramcharan
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  1. 1.Airlie MountAlythUK

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