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Amnesty International and ESCR-Net formed a coalition to intervene in this case on the right to housing in Canada. Please access the amicus here....

This legal opinion is presented in response to a request by the Author to provide an expert view on issues raised in Communication No. 2348/2014 that may be of assistance to the Human Rights Committee (Committee). 

The members of ESCR-Net’s Strategic Litigation...

The last two months were marked by discussions held before the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) on the indivisibility of human rights, as well as on the positive obligations of States in relation to civil rights, such as the right to life. Such discussions will...

The ESCR-Net Strategic Litigation Working Group joined Canadian organizations in highlighting the United Nations Human Rights Committee's concluding observations in relation to Canada.  The Human Rights Committee expressed serious concerns about new human rights...

ESCR-Net have developed a Scoping Report highlighting six cases of corporate capture in different industries and across different regions.  The Scoping Report is a preliminary...

Written Submission for the General Discussion on the Preparation for a General Comment on Article 6 (Right to Life) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

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

Report from MiningWatch Canada and the United Steelworkers concludes that Canadian diplomats in Mexico were complicit in Toronto-based Excellon Resources Inc.’s efforts to avoid redressing a violated land use contract

Amnesty International and ESCR-Net expressed dismay at the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of Tanudjaja v. Canada and Ontario

MiningWatch Canada highlights on the growing number of communities saying no to large scale mining in defense of their lands and wellbeing