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Amphion by Paul Valéry

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More rewarding, perhaps, have been the Commission's activities in connexion with its public consideration of human rights violations. In this regard its actions with respect to Equatorial Guinea, the Central African Empire and Uganda are of particular significance and are noted in Part IV of the present paper. In addition to, if not always complementary to, these efforts to secure the protection of human rights, a number of important structurally-oriented initiatives have been taken in recent years, including: the initiation of steps towards the codification of the right to development; endorsement of the notion that there exists a right to peace or the right for societies to live in peace; discussion of the concept of a third generation of solidarity rights, and the preparation of studies on subjects such as: the new international economic order and the promotion of human rights; the impact of present international conditions on the realization of human rights; the adverse consequences for the enjoyment of human rights of political, military, economic and other forms of assistance given to colonial and racist regimes in Southern Africa; the impact of foreign economic aid and assistance on respect for human rights in Chile; and the human rights impact of the declaration of states of emergency.

However, it was not until 1966 that they were adopted by the General Assembly and opened 6 for signature, accession and ratification by s t a t e s . Obligations assumed under each Covenant Each of the Covenants imposes a different legal obligation on ratifying states. A state which becomes a party to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CPR) is under an immediate obligation to comply with its provisions. " By comparison, a state party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) "undertakes to take steps, individually and through international assistance and co-operation, especially economic and technical, to the maximum of its available resources, with a view to achieving progressively the full realization of the rights recognised in the present Covenant by all appropriate means, including particularly the adoption of legislative measures".

4. In a one-party state it is particularly important that (a) the policy-forming bodies of the party utilize all sources of information and advice, and (b) that within the party members should be completely free to discuss all aspects of party policy. 5. The independence of the judiciary in the exercise of its judicial functions and its security of tenure is essential to any society which has a respect for the rule of the law. Members of the judiciary at all levels should be free to dispense impartial justice, without fear, in conformity with the rule of law.

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