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14
Mar
2017

Currently,there are an estimated 4.5 million registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey,the three main countries where Syrian refugees have taken refuge. Women refugees bear the brunt of displacement, and this panel will discuss how NGOs in the region...

13
Mar
2017

Addressing women's heavy and disproportionate responsibility for unpaid care work, and recognizing the value of care work to the economy is crucial to the realization of women?s economic empowerment. The UN High Level Panel on Women's...

13
Mar
2017

Save the date - in particular if you’re an organisation based in or operating in the Western Europe or North America!

You’re all invited to a regional consultation for...

20
Feb
2017

Land grabbing particularly affects peasant and rural communities in Africa, threatening their right to adequate food and nutrition, water and sanitation, health and housing. In August 2001, approx. 4,000 people were violently evicted from their land of 2524 hectares...

15
Nov
2016

On the week of 14 November 2016, ESCR-Net plans to hold a global strategy meeting of members across 70 countries in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  ESCR-Net—over 220 NGOs and social movements and 50 individual advocates—works “to build a global movement to make human...

04
Oct
2016

The international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has been gaining momentum. Growing public criticism of transnational corporations and banks has contributed to this debate. The list of criticisms is long...

22
Sep
2016

This Thursday, September 22, please join us for the first Webinar on Trade and Investment, with opening presentations by Tessa Khan (Climate Litigation Network), Zahra Bazzi (Arab NGO Network for Development),...

04
Aug
2016

The Coalition holds a workshop called “Enhancing Access to Justice on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in ASEAN,” where participants discuss the current state of ESCR in the region, the increase in violations of ESCR that affect the most disadvantaged groups, especially women, and the...

13
Jul
2016

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights invites, with the co-sponsorship of the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Uruguay, on behalf of the Group of Friends of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights...

16
Jun
2016

The Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers’ Network. Annual Human Rights in the U.S. Symposium/CLE

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15
May
2016

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and ESCR-Net organize a Latin America regional consultation for civil society organizations (CSOs) from May 15th to...

27
Apr
2016

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,...