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Xiii The concept of progressive realization is linked to the available resources by the State, not to its priorities or political imperatives. xv Although hard international law was somewhat in a bind during almost 45 years, that did not stop the development of hard or soft international law, either instigated by international organizations (the UN has instigated more than 20 multilateral human rights treaties as well as numerous regional treatiesxvi), or by civil society. Non-binding international human rights standards or soft law Soft law emerges from resolutions, declarations, plans of actions, etc.