Veronika Haász

Veronika Haász
United Nations Organization

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) Specialist
Additional affiliations
February 2021 - present
United Nations
Position
  • Consultant
September 2015 - October 2017
Global Campus of Human Rights
Position
  • Researcher
July 2013 - December 2014
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Position
  • Intern
Education
March 2016 - May 2020
University of Vienna
Field of study
  • International Law
April 2011 - September 2012
Viadrina European University
Field of study
  • International Human Rights and Hunanitarian Law
September 2001 - June 2006
University of Pécs
Field of study
  • Law

Publications

Publications (24)
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The present article analyses whether the states parties of the International Covenant on Political and Civil Rights (ICCPR) exercised their right of derogation and how they fulfilled their duty of notification in times of the COVID-19 pandemic. The article highlights the requirements of the ICCPR and examines their fulfilment by states based on not...
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National Human Rights Institutions are emerging actors on both the national and international human rights scene. Within the European Union, only the Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, and Malta do not have an accredited institution yet. This article gives an overview of the evolution and types of National Human Rights Institutions in the V4 countries...
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National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIS) have rapidly proliferated worldwide in the last twenty years. They play an important role in the implementation of international human rights standards at the domestic level. Examples, especially from the African and Asian regions show that the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) relates to the work of NHRIS....
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This article explores whether the Global Strategy for the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy adds new significance to the human rights commitment spelled out in EU Treaties and elaborated in other sectoral, strategic documents. In particular, it investigates whether the Strategy’s take on human rights continues or complements the Union’s earlier appr...
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Based on the relation between children and imprisonment, the paper analyses the situation of those children, who are not incarcerated themselves, but have close connection with detention through their imprisoned parent. There are two groups of children affected, those who were born to imprisoned mother and lived in prison for a while, and those who...
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The main body of the report (section II) looks at EU institutions as potential 'agents of coherence' or avenues for incoherence. Through the views of policymakers working in the context of the principal EU institutions, it provides an account of the role of the institutions in promoting or undermining coherence in EU human rights policy, including...
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National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) are cornerstones of strong domestic human rights protection systems. They play a crucial role in the promotion and protection of human rights at the national level. Within their broad mandate, they advise governments on various human rights issues, monitor the implementation of international human rights i...
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National human rights institutions (NHRIs) are key domestic mechanisms for promotion and protection of human rights. The institutions' broad mandate, competencies, and special status between state and nonstate actors on the one hand, and special status between the national and international levels on the other hand enable them to engage effectively...
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According to the recent judgement of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Charles Taylor was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity, committed in the civil war in Sierra Leone. This paper deals with the simultaneous conflict in Charles Taylor’s home country, in Liberia. However, the second civil war in Liberia (1999-2003) is consider...
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The language is key marker of ethnic identity. On the occasion of the amendment of the Slovak state language law in 2009, several demonstrations and protests took place on the side of Hungarian minority living in the Slovak Republic. This paper examines whether and to which extent the language law of the Slovak Republic in force in 2011 comply with...
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Several crisis situations worldwide showed that governments and the international community often fails to prevent and halt serious crimes under international law. Recognizing this failure, world leaders made a historic commitment to protect populations from the most heinous crimes known to humankind at the United Nations (UN) 2005 World Summit. Th...
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The accreditation of the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Civil Rights as National Human Rights Institution shows the shortcomings of the Hungarian ombudsman-based legal protection. In order to protect human rights in Hungary according to the international expectations, the reactive maladministration ombudsman should be replaced by a pr...
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National Human Rights Institutions have emerged worldwide in the last 20 years. The Paris Principles developed by the United Nations in 1993 set standards for the establishment and mandate of the institutions. According to these they play an important and constructive role for the promotion and protection of human rights, in particular in their adv...
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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is one of the latest innovations within the UN human rights system. This unique process involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States once every four years. It examines how the Member States fulfil their human rights obligations and shows which steps must be taken to improve the human righ...
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Not all national human rights institutions can be marked as “National Human Rights Institution” as defined by the Paris Principles relating to the status of National Institutions. Whether an institution meets these requirements, will be examined during an international recognition procedure. The so-called accreditation has been running since 2000 u...
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In 1993, the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) was established in order to coordinate the joint activities of the institutions. The main task of the ICC is to promote and strengthen National Institutions in accordance with the Paris Principles worldwide...
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On the occasion of the compilation of the study of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights “National Human Rights Institutions in Europe” the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” together with the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna organised a high-level expert roundtable on 4th November 2009 in Vienna. This essay describes the establish...

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