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05
Feb
2016

The Leadership Institute Simone de Beauvoir and 17, Institute of Critical Studies present during February 5-6 the "Critical Gender Studies Symposium: contemporary debates". This event aims to become a space for critical thinking on gender, sexuality and multidimensionality and complexity of...

04
Feb
2016

On February 4, the Mexican Center for Environmental Law (CEMDA) will be present at the “Sustainability 2030: Visions and Challenges of Megaprojects in Mexico" forum. This event is expected to become an ideal scenario for disclosure of cases, proposals and initiatives...

18
Jan
2016

International Forum on research, prosecution and punishment of torture and mistreatment. This event is addressed to victims of human rights violation, advocates and all public interested. The objective of this space is to educate and prevent the violation of human rights and to share experiences...

05
Nov
2015

November 5-6, 2015. Northeastern University School of Law. Boston, MA

Each fall, the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at...

26
Oct
2015

The Peoples' Forum on Human Rights and Business is an annual opportunity for representatives from all corners of the corporate accountability movement to be together to form coordinated activities to address corporate human rights abuses.

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07
Oct
2015

This two-part event will bring together New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, journalist and human rights advocate Horacio Verbitsky, urban and community planner Ron Shiffman, urbanist Eduardo Reese, urban rights specialist Edesio Fernandez, and Don D. Chen Director of the...

05
Oct
2015

Agenda 2030, a new global sustainable development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), will be adopted at the United Nations General

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27
Sep
2015

Governments will be gathering in New York this September to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda which will set development priorities for the next 15 years. Unsurprisingly, the Agenda fails to genuinely transform the global architecture that...

11
Sep
2015

Black Lives Matter’s stated mission is to broaden the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state, including the state’s impoverishment of...

30
Aug
2015

The Forum will bring together South Asian feminists including PWESCR’s Leadership Institute Leaders from South Asia to discuss and debate with creativity, passion and rigour the strategies for a regional women’s network to advance women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR). The Forum...

26
Aug
2015

Struggles for women’s rights related to housing, land and property (HLP) reinforce the interdependence of economic, political, social, civil and cultural rights while highlighting the disproportionate impacts suffered by women and the gender-specific ways in which...