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The three members of the Egyptian Center for Housing Rights (ESCR-Net members) have been released from detainment in Egyptian prisons.

Draft Guidelines on Business and Human Rights

In June 2011 the Human Rights Council in Geneva will consider a proposal of the UN Secretary General's special representative on business and human rights, John Ruggie, on "Guiding Principles for the Implementation of the United Nation's...

An international fact-finding mission organized by Rights & Democracy in collaboration with La Coordinadora de integración de organizaciones económicas, campesinas, indígenas y originarias de Bolivia (CIOEC) arrives in Bolivia.

The Social and Economic Rights Action Center (SERAC) has received the 2010 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions (MACEI) in recognition of the organization's consistent work in the advancement and protection of economic, social and cultural rights in Nigeria.

"People displaced due to Tucurui dam in Brazil have been left aside..."

 A group of U.S. and international human rights organizations today called on the U.S. government to put a greater focus on achieving freedom from want by implementing its obligation to protect, respect, and fulfill economic and social rights.

ESCR-Net member National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE) participated in the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva.

La Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'Homme (FIDH) vient de publier d'un guide à l'intention des victimes et de ONG portant sur les mécanismes de recours disponibles dans le cadre de violations impliquant des entreprises.

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) published a guide for victims and NGOs on recourse mechanisms in cases of corporate-related human rights violations.