Tenants’ right to adequate housing is recognized by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Via ESCR-Net Mohamed Bourmouz, NaouelBellili and their children were evicted from the home they had rented in Madrid, Spain, on 3 October 2013, after their lease contract expired. Spain was then going through a severe economic crisis with high levels of unemployment, which ended up engulfing the Bourmouz-Bellili family. The family situation of vulnerability was […]

July 10, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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CESCR: Climate Change rises to violation of International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

During its periodic review of Australia, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights considered violations of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the context of actions and omissions resulting in climate change. The Committee expressed its concern “about the continued increase of CO2 emissions in the State party, at risk […]

June 28, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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States must ensure that businesses abide by human rights throughout their operations, including abroad

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted an authoritative reaffirmation of the extra-territorial obligation (ETO) to protect International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the context of corporations operating abroad. Reaffirming its Concluding Observations developed over the past several years, the Committee made clear that States Parties to the Covenant are […]

June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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Updated Working Paper – Human Rights Law Sources: UN Pronouncements on Extra-Territorial Obligations

Extra-territorial obligations (ETOs) are increasingly recognized as essential to ensuring a global framework built on human rights.  As a consequence, civil society is demanding that ETOs be applied through human rights monitoring, enforcement, accountability and remedial mechanisms, resulting in a growing body of pronouncements enforcing ETOs in practice. This Working Paper, updated June 2017, outlines […]

June 26, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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Une nouvelle résolution de l’ONU exhorte les États à agir contre la marchandisation de l’éducation

  (Genève, 22 juin 2017) Dans une nouvelle résolution importante adoptée aujourd’hui par l’ONU, les États ont confirmé l’urgence de réglementer l’éducation privée et de répondre aux impacts négatifs de la marchandisation de l’éducation. La résolution, adoptée par le Conseil des droits de l’Homme par consensus, exhorte « tous les États à établir à l’intention des […]

June 22, 2017 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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New UN resolution again urges States to take action on commercialisation of education

(Geneva, 22 June 2017) In a new important UN resolution adopted today, States have reaffirmed the urgency to address the negative impacts of the commercialisation of education, which could undermine human rights. The resolution, which was adopted by the UN Human Rights Council by consensus, urges all States “to put in place a regulatory framework […]

June 22, 2017 in Press Releases, Right to education by

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Human Rights Council Side Event: Impact of Climate Change on the Rights of the Child

The Geneva Climate Change Consultation Group (GeCCco) and further NGOs concerned about the impact of climate change on human rights cordially invite you to a side event to the 35th session of the HRC Impact of Climate Change on the Rights of the Child 14 June 2017, 13:30 – 15:00, Palais des Nation, Room XXV […]

June 13, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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Climate induced movement of people – ensuring a human rights based approach

Climate induced movement of people – ensuring a human rights based approach 8 June 2017, 9:00 – 10:30, Palais des Nation, Room XXI Geneva   Climate change and environmental factors are expected to trigger growing population movements within and across borders. Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes due to an […]

June 6, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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The role of civil society participation in poverty alleviation and protection of economic, social and cultural rights

The role of civil society participation in poverty alleviation and protection of economic, social and cultural rights Friday 9 June 2017 13.00-14.30 PM Room IX, Palais des Nations, Geneva In this panel, we will discuss the crucial principle of participation by civil society, NGOs and human rights defenders in rights-based approaches to poverty alleviation at […]

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CESCR Review of Netherlands: Failure to regulate TNC for rights violations in Peru

The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, along with partners FIAN, Centro de Politicas Publicas y Derechos Humanos (EQUIDAD), and Pueblos Indígenas Amazónicos Unidos en Defensa de sus Territorios (PUINAMUDT), addressed human rights violations related to environmental damage in Peru caused by a Dutch energy company before the United Nations Committee on Economic, […]

June 1, 2017 in Uncategorized by

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