Background: from commission to council -- Reforming the UN principal charter-based human rights body -- Creation and mandate -- International relations theories -- Roles and functions of international organisations -- Politicisation of international organisations -- The United States and the Human Rights Council -- The Council's inaction on Darfur -- Innovative mechanisms -- Conclusion.
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