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The Global Strategy Meeting of ESCR-Net, which took place this past November in Buenos Aires (Argentina), provided an ideal moment in which to share lessons learned and celebrate the achievements of eight years of actions by the Campaign for the Ratification of...

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, represented by IWRAW-AP as a member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition, together with Forum-Asia, and...

Voluntary sustainable development goals, representing a new political commitment by States, must be complemented by genuine accountability for compliance with existing human rights obligations. This was the primary message of the NGO Coalition for the Optional...

On 23 June 2016, the Group of Friends of the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) issued a collective statement on the importance of...

ESCR-Net's Strategic Litigation Working Group (formerly Adjudication Working Group) is publishing a new commentary on the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR). This new ...

In partnership with the Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the African Commission of Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR), the NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the...

The NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has released a new animated video to be used as a tool to promote ratification of the Optional...

At the 54th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development, the Group of Friends of the Optional Protocol to the International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR) ...

The NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR participated in the UN 70th General Assembly-Third Committee in New York. For the third year in a row, the Group of Friends of the OP-ICESCR presented a statement,...