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

Thirty-three members and allies from seventeen countries attended the gathering in Johannesburg, South Africa

MST, MAB and other organizations criticize HSBC due its participation in several scandals of corruption and money  laundering

On June 4th, UNDESA/DSD and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a Webinar on the measurement challenges of the Sustainable...

Human rights violations connected to the POSCO-India project must be addressed as a matter of priority by India and South Korea during South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s state visit to India.

Over ten thousand Ogonis including MOSOP activists marched on Bori, the Ogoni ancestral capital to commemorate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  and protest the failure of the Nigerian Government to implement the UNEP environmental assessment report on Ogoni two years after its official release. 

On July 3, 2013, ESCR-Net and the International Human Rights Clinic of New York University's School of Law sent a letter to the Cheif Minister of Odisha, India, calling for the suspension of the POSCO-India project unless and until human rights are respected and upheld.


On February 15, 2012, over 250 human rights activists, organizations, academics and independent experts placed an Open Letter in the Indian media to underscore their deep concern about the ongoing violent acquisition of land by the government of Odisha, to make way for the POSCO corporation's integrated steel plant.

The 16th of October is World Food Day, celebrated around the world as a means to promote effective approaches to ending hunger. However, with nearly one billion of people suffering from hunger, World Food Day also marks another year of serious violations of the right to food.