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Foreign Policy and Human Rights in Emerging Countries: Insights Based on the Work of an Organization from the Global South

Based on the foreign policy work done by international organization based in Brazil Conectas Human Rights, this article examines the multilateral and bilateral roles of emerging countries in relation to their postures on international human rights protection. The inconsistencies and challenges revealed provide a starting point for reflecting on Conectas´ approach and for suggesting a series of strategies that may be useful to other civil society organizations seeking to address foreign policy issues. Original in Portuguese. Translated by John Penny.

Received in October 2013. Accepted in November 2013.