Are states today closer or farther apart in their understanding of human rights?

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Are states today closer or farther apart in their understanding of human rights?
  • February 8, 2008
What are human rights?
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Who are you and what do you do?
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What is the UN authorized to do when human rights are violated?
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Why did the UN reform its system of dealing with human rights in 2006?
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How can the UN and other international organizations prevent human rights abuses?
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When has the UN been unsuccessful in alleviating human rights abuses?
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What is the UN doing in Myanmar?
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Is the UN a democratic organization?
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How do other states view the U.S. human rights record?
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What is civil society?
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Why are there permanent seats in the UN Security Council?
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What did you do as Brazil's Secretary of State for Human Rights?
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Why did Brazil enact a new constitution in 1988?
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How have economic and social conditions changed since the military dictatorship?
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What major issues did the constitution of 1988 address?
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How does the Brazilian constitution address racism?
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Do you think Brazil could return to a military dictatorship?
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What human rights issues does Brazil continue to face?
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When has the UN been successful in alleviating human rights abuses?
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