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In November 2020, for the first time ever over 450 public development banks (PDBs) came together for the Finance in Common Summit to discuss their post-COVID19 recovery plans. Hosted by France, the Summit took place amid deepening public...

Representatives from 35 civil society organizations and community groups based in 11 countries in South and Southeast Asia participated in a workshop on how individuals and communities harmed by development projects can seek recourse.  Several ESCR-Net members, including...

On August 10, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Nepal to express concern regarding the reported and threatened human rights violations in connection with the World Bank-funded Khimti-Dhalkebar 220 kV Transmission Line Project (Project), in the Sindhuli...

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,...

The Post 2015 Women’s Coalition released four press releases related to the new SDGs and women's rights. 

  • Press Release: "The Promise to '
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In response to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) and the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL),...

From 26 to 28 August, 2015, the Women and ESCR Working Group held an international strategy meeting to promote women's ESCR in Montevideo, Uruguay. The meeting – “Advancing Women’s ESCR: Alternative Visions of Development, Land and Property Rights”...

*** Cross-posted from the Center for Economic and Social Rights

Negotiations and political horse-trading on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda will...