The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 11th in the series. It contains articles on national human rights institutions; the social consequences of development in a human rights perspective; the human rights component of Dutch aid to Guatemala; external policies to induce Burma to democratise; from norm to action in the field of child labour; lessons from the civil wars in El Salvador, Guatemala and Peru; and constitutional reform and ethnicity in Kenya.