Minority-related activities in the United Nations System in 2013
Holt, Sally, Jebodh, Rajiv and Gilbert, J. 2015. Minority-related activities in the United Nations System in 2013. in: European Yearbook of Minority Issues BRILL.
|Authors||Holt, Sally, Jebodh, Rajiv and Gilbert, J.|
This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of a chapter accepted for publication in the European Centre for Minority Issues and The European Academy Bozen/Bolzano (eds), European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Volume 12, 2013 (Brill, 2015). The version of record is available at: http://www.brill.com/publications/european-yearbook-minority-issues
In reviewing the activities of relevant UN human rights institutions, bodies and mechanisms this chapter identifies and examines some of the main issues that have emerged regarding minority rights during the year 2013. It notably analyses how the UN has focused particular attention on the situation and the rights of religious minorities, as well as on the elaboration of the post-2015 development agenda. The chapter also reviews activities in other issue areas important for minorities such as language, education, combatting racism, hatred and intolerance, and the prevention of genocide and mass atrocities. It highlights developments with regard to specific groups such as Roma, people living with Albinism and Dalits. It also examines some of the urgent situations that have arisen from conflicts which have targeted minorities across the globe.
|Book title||European Yearbook of Minority Issues|
|01 Dec 2015|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||27 Jul 2016|
|Series||European Yearbook of Minority Issues|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.brill.com/publications/european-yearbook-minority-issues|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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