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Minority Rights: A Guide to United Nations Procedures and Institutions

7 June 2004

This guide explains the mechanisms, procedures and institutions of the United Nations. It shows how minorities and minority-based non-governmental organizations can use the UN to promote respect for minority rights. It offers practical advice and step-by-step guidance on working with the UN. Beginning with how to identify the best entry points for minority issues, the guide goes on to explain how to provide information, follow up cases and lobby for issues in the most effective way.

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Author(s)

Gudmunder Alfredsson

Erika Ferrer

Kathryn Ramsay