The United States has been ambivalent in its attitude toward the United Nations and toward human rights in particular. On the one hand United States legal experts have been instrumental in helping to craft the United Nations Covenants and Conventions.
"The Role Of N.G.O.S In U.S. Ratification Of Human Rights Treaties,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 3
, Article 19.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol3/iss2/19