ESCR-Net Member Activities

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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.

The Women and ESCR working group of ESCR-Net, particularly, IWRAW Asia Pacific, the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, will be holding a briefing with CEDAW Committee during the 47th review session in...