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prospects of the excessive Commissioner idea with cautious scholarship and clever judgment. Mr. Clark wrote the 1st draft of this e-book less than my supervision for the measure of general practitioner of the technology of legislation at Columbia legislations institution earlier than returning to absorb his occupation as a legislation instructor in his local New Zealand. i'm thrilled that his paintings, during this superior and up to date model, is now being released. It fills a true want, because it is the 1st booklet in this vital topic. in this celebration it would be acceptable so as to add a couple of reviews at the background of the excessive Commissioner idea. As Mr. Clark shows, I had anything to do with its "revival" within the usa executive in the course of the ultimate months of the Kennedy management. a number of information as to how this "revival" came about may well be necessary to scholars of diplomacy and overseas organization.

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57 The figures for ratifications and accessions received a slight fillip during Human Rights Year 58 but encouraging states to become parties to human rights treaties is still a significant problem. Lack of adherence to instruments is one problem. " 59 For this reason the search for effective enforcement procedures goes on. 2. N. 60 The 1965 Convention provides for the establishment of a Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and ad hoc Conciliation Commissions. The Committee, comprising eighteen members elected from the ratifying powers, will consider reports on the legislative, judicial, administrative or other measures States Parties have adopted which give effect to the provisions of the Convention; it will make general 61 recommendations and suggestions based on an examination of those reports.

N. Doc. E/4322 (1967). 82 Comm. on Human Rights res. , at 133-34. 83 ECOSOC res. R. , Supp. N. Doc. E/4393 (1967). INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVITY 25 Rhodesia and the African territories administered by Portugal. It also had before it communications about Greece and Haiti which are described thus in its report: 84 Greece. Two communications received by the Sub-Commission pursuant to Economic and Social Council res. 1235 (XLII) and identified at the Sub-Commission's meeting of 5 October 1967, held in private ....

75 Carey, op. cit. supra note 21 at 792: Carey, op. cit. supra note 36 at 143-153. 78 Henkin, op. cit. supra note 19 at 504, 512. N. Political Process," 21 Int'l Org. 786 (1967). 77 See supra p. 12. O. N. to consider complaints of interference with freedom of association. O. body. See Jenks, "The International Protection of Trade Union Rights" in Luard, op. cit. supra note 1 at 210, 221-35. 78 See Carey, "Procedures for International Protection of Human Rights," 53 Iowa L. Rev. 291, 307-8 (1967) and Carey, op.

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