Monthly Discussions

Welcome to our December monthly discussion! I’m Alejandra Umpiérrez from the Center for Archives and Access to Public Information (CAinfo), a Uruguay-based civil society organization advocating for the right to information, freedom of expression and citizen...

In the November discussion facilitated by Pauline Vata from Hakijamii (Economic & Social Rights Centre), we explored how we can improve the use of indicators for effective country review by U.N....

Welcome to our November monthly discussion! I’m Pauline Vata from Hakijamii, a Kenya-based NGO advocating for economic and social rights of marginalized groups, especially those in urban areas. In the ...

In the October discussion facilitated by Kate Donald from the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), we looked into the question of how we as human rights activists and practitioners can...

Welcome to our October monthly discussion! I’m Kate Donald from the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), and I’ll be facilitating the discussion this month. As you may know, two weeks ago, on 25 September 2015 at United Nations headquarters in New York,...

In the September discussion facilitated by Jessica Mayberry from Video Volunteers, we continued our conversation from August on participatory...

Welcome to September’s monthly discussion, which continues the theme of participatory monitoring! I’m Jessica Mayberry from Video Volunteers and I’ll be facilitating the discussion this month. Video...

Continuing with our focus on cross-cutting issues in ESCR monitoring, our August Discussion—facilitated by Francesca Feruglio from Nazdeek—explored how to ensure meaningful community participation in the human rights documentation process. Once again, there was much...

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This month we changed the format of our Monthly Discussions to focus on cross-cutting issues of ESCR monitoring in the hope of enticing examples and more discussion from our Working Group members. Many thanks to our Working Group...

Hi everyone and welcome to July’s monthly discussion on “Getting Started on New Monitoring Project”. I’m Allison Corkery, from the Center for Economic and Social Rights and one of the co-coordinators of the Working Group. I’ll be...

In our June discussion, Diego de la Mora from FUNDAR, Radhika Balikrishna from CWGL, Dalile Atunez from ACIJ, and Allison Corkery from CESR discussed challenges and opportunities for monitoring tax policy—sharing insights from an...