Collective Work & Discussions

If we understand a human rights crisis in terms of disease, finding the cure depends on the right diagnosis, the combination of monitoring (determining symptoms) and root cause analysis of the problem (identifying the underlying disease).  However, the ultimate cure...

In general, the monitoring of ESC rights has been associated with a citizen-led process of following and advocating in the realm of public policy, and has been relatively infrequent in the context of mega-development projects. The current context in Mexico is...

In our December discussion, the Center for Economic and Social rights shared some of...

The November post focused on some of the challenges to implementing favorable court decisions regarding ESCR, as well as some potential strategies to overcome those challenges, as discussed by a new...

For generations, human rights defenders have endeavored to achieve the justiciability of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) in domestic and international courts. This struggle has been largely successful in several countries of the world that have...

Thanks to all who read and contributed to this month’s blog discussion.  The blog set out to explore some of the issues raised by the development of methodology and mechanisms by which to monitor National Action Plans for Human Rights, using Scotland’s NAP as a case-...