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About Philip Alston

Philip Alston has served since 1991 as Chairperson of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Mr. Alston is also Chairperson of the Meeting of Chairpersons of the six UN expert bodies responsible for supervising the major human rights treaties. In addition, he is Director of a major project to draft a proposed Human Rights Agenda for the European Union for the New Millennium. Mr. Alston is Professor of International Law and Head of the Law Department at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy).

 
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