By Mary Robinson,Kevin Boyle,Kofi Annan,Louise Arbour
Few names are so heavily attached with the reason for human rights as that of Mary Robinson. As former President of eire, she was once preferably situated for passionately and eloquently arguing the case for human rights world wide. Over 5 tumultuous years that integrated the tragic occasions of Sept. 11, she provided ethical management and imaginative and prescient to the worldwide human rights circulation. This quantity is a different account in Robinson's personal phrases of her campaigns as United countries excessive Commissioner for Human Rights.
A Voice for Human Rights bargains an edited number of Robinson's public addresses, given among 1997 and 2002, whilst she served as excessive Commissioner. The publication additionally offers the 1st in-depth account of the paintings of the workplace of excessive Commissioner for Human Rights. With a foreword by means of Kofi Annan and an afterword by means of Louise Arbour, the present excessive Commissioner for Human Rights, the ebook could be of curiosity to all considering overseas human rights, diplomacy, improvement, and politics.