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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 Global Strategy Meeting (GSM) offered an opportunity for members to develop shared objectives which will guide common action and greater collaboration across the Network, helping to realize the potential of ESCR-Net as a collective force for human rights and social...

During the concluding address to the Global Strategy Meeting presented by representatives of ESCR-Net’s Social Movement Working Group (SMWG), over 140 hands raised in the air, affirming the ...

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) has recently released its Annual Report, highlighting...

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 Protocol...

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...