Sovereign Debt and Human RightsEditat de Ilias Bantekas, Cephas Lumina
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Bantekas and Lumina, together with an excellent team of global experts, review the link between how the accumulation of sovereign debt violates human rights. ... this OUP title offers modern observations which will be of interest to a very wide readership.
Ilias Bantekas FCIArb is Professor of International Law and Arbitration at Brunel and Northwestern (HBKU Qatar) universities and a senior fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London. He has consulted governments, international organisations, private clients and NGOs in most areas of international law and regularly acts as arbitrator. Key works include: International Human Rights Law and Practice (2nd ed, CUP 2016 with L Oette);International Law (3rd ed, OUP 2017, with E Papastavridis); and Introduction to International Arbitration (CUP 2015).Cephas Lumina is full Research Professor of Law at the University of Fort Hare, an Extra-Ordinary Professor of Human Rights Law at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, an Advocate of the High Court of Zambia and the former United Nations Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights (2008-2014). His work, particularlythe UN Guiding Principles on Foreign Debt and Human Rights, is considered as having changed the political and legal landscape in the area of sovereign debt and human rights. He has consulted for various regional and international organisations, governments and non-governmental organisations on humanrights and related issues. He is currently a Member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (2017-2021).