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25
Aug
2015

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies in collaboration with the Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) is pleased to invite you to a...

19
Jun
2015
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The numerous forms of violence that are exercised against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights and limit their freedoms. Violence against women blocks the

18
Jun
2015

Advancing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR):

The role of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on ESCR in securing access to justice at all levels

Welcome remarks: H.E Mr. Pedro Nuno ...

16
Jun
2015

This workshop is part of a series of regional learning dialogues and strategy meetings that the ESCR-Net Women and ESCR Working Group is facilitating (with the first in Mexico, in November 2014). The workshop will bring together more than 30 participants...

11
May
2015

The NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR joined Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the Group of Friends of the OP-ICESCR to celebrate the second anniversary of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International...

23
Apr
2015

Welcome: Ivahanna Larrosa, NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR

Moderator: Dr. Mabassa Fall, FIDH Representative to the African Union

Keynote Speaker:  Commissioner Mahamed Khalfallah, Chair of Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights-ACHPR...

18
Mar
2014

Women's ESCR: A Vital Framework for Fulfilling the MDGs

14
Mar
2012

View the final report from the session on OP-ICESCR ratification organized as a part of the Social Rights Litigation Workshop held in South Africa on 12-14 March 2012.

12
Sep
2011

This conference will examine non-violent ways of defending and promoting these rights, in order to
achieve equality of opportunity, access to food and sustainable development. It will draw on the
experience of grassroots mobilisation and other local organisation in a range of countries.
As a professional or activist in the field of global solidarity and human rights, your participation in this conference would enrich the general discussion and contribute to the global networking initiatives we plan as a follow-up.

12
Oct
2010

The Optional Protocol to the ICESCR, which was opened for signature and ratification on September 24, 2009, ushers in a new era at the UN, in which the adjudication and enforcement of ESC rights will be engaged for...

04
Mar
2010

  Human Rights Responses to the Global Economic Crisis

Side event at the 13th session of the Human Rights Council

 How can human rights obligations influence responses to the...