The Initiative for Human Rights Principles and Guidelines in Fiscal Policy in Latin America is demanding radical changes to the rules of global taxation in order to stop tax avoidance and the race to the bottom in corporate tax rates.
January 19, 2010
UNDP and UN/DESA are organizing an online discussion on Women and Poverty in preparation for the 15-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action; the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review on gender equality (AMR); and... Read More
December 14, 2009
The Right to Education Project just asked leaders on the right to education to answer two questions in their online forum on discrimination in education.
November 23, 2009
CESR and the OHCHR trained people on budget monitoring from a human rights perspective in Haiti in 2009.
November 10, 2009
Experts stress that access to social security and protection is not a policy choice, but rather a human rights obligation.
November 4, 2009
Work is underway on draft guiding principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights; they will examine existing international laws in relation to the human rights of people living in extreme poverty.
October 21, 2009
Deadline extended to December 7: Photograph the global financial crisis with CESR and SocialDocumentary.net
October 19, 2009
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Center of Concern are hosting a parallel event to the 64th UN General Assembly session on 26 October 2009, in NYC.
October 15, 2009
Malawi cuts child malnutrition by 73 percent in just six years
Event: Enforcing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - The Hope and Challenge of the Optional Protocol
September 20, 2009
Once operational, this new international mechanism will provide victims of economic, social and cultural rights violations who are not able to get an effective remedy in their domestic legal system with tangible legal options for redress.
September 8, 2009
An article in Foreign Policy demonstrates how Equatorial Guinea's oil is hurting rather than helping