UNHCHR And The Rwandan Genocide

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did not have much power. It was only with time that human rights became a bigger issue to the member states. This is quite possibly from the effects of the Rwandan genocide. Many were horrified with the genocide and the failure of the world to act. Such horror could have led to the international community recognizing a need for a greater dedication to ending human rights violations. When human rights became more prevalent, the Secretary-General of the UN supported measures to increase the UNHCHR’s power, management, and capabilities. With increasing human rights abuses today, the UNHCHR will only become more relevant for UN member states. The UNHCHR will become increasingly important with the recent increase in world conflicts, as well