Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence

Fourth Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Abuja, Nigeria, 9-11 December 1991

Paperback: £85.00

Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence

Series Title: Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence Series
Publication date: 1 June 1992
Size: 210mm x 148mm
ISBN: 978-0-85092-389-6
Pages: 280

One of an eight-volume series recording the development of international jurisprudence in human rights issues and, in particular, the domestic application of international human rights norms.

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The Abuja Confirmation
List of Participants
Opening Addresses by Hon Chief Justice Mohammed Bello, CON, Hon Prince Ajibolla, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice and The Commonwealth Secretary-General


The Domestic Application of Human Rights Norms by Justice P N Bhagwati
The Domestic Application of Human Rights Norms by Justice Kayode Eso
The Circumstances of Birth as a Human Rights Norm by Justice Karibi-Whyte
International Human Rights Norms: Application of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by the Human Rights Committee by Mr Markus Schmidt
The Procedures of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights by Professor Umozurike
The African Charter on Human and Peoples’ by Justice Maman Nasir
Human Rights Proceedings: European Provisions and Experience by Justice Rolv Ryssdal
The Potential Relevance of the European Convention on Human Rights by Mr Anthony Lester QC
The Role of Judges in Advancing the Protection of Human Rights in Domestic Courts by Justice Nathaniel R Jones
The Role of the Judge in Advancing Human Rights Norms by Justice Enoch Dumbutshena
The Judge in the New World Order – A Role in Advancing Human Rights? by Justice Michael Kirby
Human Rights Proceedings: The Domestic Provisions and Experiences of Nigeria by Justice P Nnaemeka-Agu

Closing Remarks

I. The Bangalore Principles
II. The Harare Declaration of Human Rights
III.The Banjul Affirmation