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Parliament, guardian of human rights

Parliament, guardian of human rights

Inter-Parliamentary Symposium, Budapest, 19-22 May 1993.

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Published by Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Congresses.,
  • Legislative bodies -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsInter-parliamentary Union., Symposium on "Parliament: Guardian of Human Rights" (1993 : Budapest, Hungary)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .P276 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL566915M
    LC Control Number96152038

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    This booklet, Introduction to Human Rights Law – Papua New Guinea, Parliament needs to change the law. The Constitution gives rights and freedoms to every PNG person. These ing human rights, or 6 Legal Literacy Book 6 15/07/ PM. Introduction to Human Rights Law - PNGFile Size: 1MB. Oral evidence. 24 Feb - Human rights - oral evidence | PDF version ( KB) HC | Published 09 Mar Evidence given by Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns, DBE, Minister of State, Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department, and Paul Williams, Director of Multilateral Policy, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.


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