03-24-2010_HR_and_Humanitarianism_for_moodle

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Human Rights and Humanitarianism 24 March 2010 Pol 1025.001 1
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Brief review International organization jigsaw United Nations Large, multi-mandate IGO, omnipresent Regionalization Societal integration w/in region and social and economic interaction Regional integration- formal processes, institutionalization Regimes Principles, norms, rules, and decision-making procedures around which actors’ expectations converge 2
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What are Human Rights? Idea that individuals have basic rights by virtue of being human. These rights include: 1 st generation: political rights (speech, participation) 2 nd generation: economic, social, cultural rights 3 rd generation: rights of ‘peoples’ Enshrined in international agreements, including: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the Convention on the Rights of the Child 3
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What is humanitarianism? Definitions vary:
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course POL 1025 taught by Professor Unkown during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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