Human Rights in Development, Volume 3

Yearbook 1996


This edition of the Yearbook on Human Rights in Developing Countries contains contributions on the role of the right to development in the development assistance policies of Norway and of the European Union. These thematic studies will help to provide a better perspective on the place of the right to development, a human right which was recognised by the General Assembly of the United Nations back in 1986. The Yearbook also contains seven country reports, which assess human rights trends in countries in the South, covering civil and political as well as economic, social and cultural rights during the period 1993-1995. The reports follow a common structure to allow for comparisons among countries.
The present volume contains reports on Bhutan, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, India, Mexico and Uganda.
The Yearbook on Human Rights in Developing Countries is a joint project of the Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen; the Danish Centre of Human Rights, Copenhagen; the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, Oslo; the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund; the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM), Vienna; and the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht.

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List of Acronyms and Abbreviations. Part One: Thematic Studies on Human Rights and Development. Norwegian Development Assistance and the Right to Development;Ø. W. Thiis. Implementing the Right to Development? An Analysis of European Community Development and Human Rights Policies; K. Arts. Part Two: Human Rights in Selected Developing Countries. Bhutan; H. Hofbauer. Egypt; N. Merheb. El Salvador; H. Hey. Ethiopia; S. Pausewang. India; B. Olsen. Mexico; D. Gairdner. Uganda; J. Oloka-Onyango. Ratifications of Major Human Rights Instruments. Guidelines. List of Countries Covered in the Yearbook (1985–1996). Contributors and Editors.