[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] on Monday urged member states to consider proposals [statement] to strengthen the world's human rights treaty body system. At an informal meeting at UN Headquarters in New York, Pillay said that the treaty body system represents "one of the greatest achievements in the history of the global struggle for human rights" and is benefiting everyone:The incremental growth of the treaty body system over the past few years, with the...

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