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Over the past year, ESCR-Net members have begun a global discussion about how to advance economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in situations of conflict and occupation and in post-conflict transitions. A first round of online discussions was held between December 2017 and January

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The Democracy Center co-hosted the first of two video conferences with the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), as part of their efforts to help document successful campaigns against...

El Salvador’s Legislative Assembly voted in March, 2017 to become the first country to ban mining for gold and other metals, and cancel projects in the pipeline. This was a development driven by several NGOs and social movements and...

On 14 October 2016, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ruled in favour of the Government of El Salvador regarding a complaint filed by the Canadian mining company Pacific Rim/...

On 3 June 2016, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent ...

On 27 and 28 April 2016, over 20 human rights experts - including individuals, representatives of human rights organizations, and members of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador and...

The movements of people affected by dams, includding several ESCR-Members, from different Latin-American countries call to organizations, networks, activists and social movements to sum to the mobilizations of the week of March 14...

On 7 October 2015, the Mesoamerican Initiative of Women Human Rights Defenders (IM-Defensoras) held a launch, in Barcelona, for its recently-published 2012-2014 Regional Assessment Report on violence against women human rights defenders in...