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Best practices for human rights and humanitarian NGOs

Jordan Berman

Best practices for human rights and humanitarian NGOs

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Published by M. Nijhoff Pub. in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Civil rights,
  • Evaluation,
  • Non-governmental organizations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBy Jordan Berman, Anne Herzberg, and Gerald Steinberg
    SeriesNijhoff law specials ; v. 78
    ContributionsHerzberg, Anne, Steinberg, Gerald (Gerald M.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .B465 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25140742M
    ISBN 109789004218116
    LC Control Number2011051926


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