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Collective Work

Women human rights defenders and their supporters in Cambodia freed, following a letter sent by ESCR-Net and advocacy by other organizations

Members and allies, in collaboration with the Strategic Litigation Working Group, assess the decision of the Spanish Government to restore undocument migrants' access to health services

The Strategic Litigation Working Group met in Geneva to define priorities for the next two years

Women and ESCR Working Group organized a side event, reception and working group meetings for the 59th Commission of the Status of Women/Beijing+20

ESCR-Net Strategic Litigation Working Group facilitates discussion on ESCR litigation under the principle of reasonableness 

Member News

 The EU Ombudsperson assessed a complaint filed by FIDH and VCHR following the European Commission’s refusal to take human rights into account in negotiations for trade and investment agreements with Vietnam

New guide published by Habi Center for Environmental Rights on the right to water in Egypt

The Global Initiative for ESCR successfully intervened with a Parallel Report laying out the extra-territorial obligations under the ICCPR

Amnesty and WASH United released a publication that gathers the evidence of the universal recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation

MiningWatch Canada considers that victims of criminal acts at the hands of employees of companies such as Barrick Gold require truly independent legal counsel to ensure that their legal and human rights are protected