‘Pinheiro Principles’ drafter in running for top UN human rights spot

According to Turtle Bay last Friday, Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, the Brazilian diplomat who penned the 2005 Principles on Housing and Property Restitution for Refugees and Displaced Persons, is now one of four candidates in the running to be the new Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights at UN Headquarters in New York. Although Mr. Pinheiro will be associated by most readers of this blog with his eponymous restitution principles, he is better known to the outside world for his work on Burma and children’s rights.

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One response to “‘Pinheiro Principles’ drafter in running for top UN human rights spot

  1. Pingback: Pinheiro passed over for Croatian candidate « TerraNullius

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