Collective Work

Several ESCR-Net members joined a first meeting of the Task Force created by the Kenyan government to address the ACHPR’s ruling on the Endorois case

ESCR-Net members explore new regional mechanisms for ruling and assuring dialogue between the Kenyan government and the community

ESCR-Net presents the Spanish version of this guide that provides information on strategic litigation under the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR

On 30 June, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Mexico to urge full protection for the rights of the Yaqui indigenous people who face serious threats as a result of the development of the “Independence Aqueduct” in the state of Sonora

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has launched the new publication "Claiming ESCR at the United Nations: a manual on utilizing the OP-ICESCR in strategic litigation"

The International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), the Centre for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia) and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) organized the first Latin America Strategic Workshop on Enforcement of Positive Decisions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Bogota (Colombia) on February 7-8, 2013, bringing together 20 lawyers and activists from across the region. The workshop was supported by the Ford Foundation and the University of Los Andes.

The Kenyan High Court has just issued an important decision on the implementation of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs), based on the country's new constitution and international human rights law.

After a long-sought struggle by La Via Campesina and other organizations for further recognition and protection of the rights of peasants, the Advisory Committee of the United Nations Human Rights Council will present a final study on ways and means to further advance the rights of people working in rural areas.