64 years later: How to account for financial markets in the realization of human rights today?

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Dec 17, 2012

By Aldo Caliari

When the Universal Declaration on Human Rights proclaimed that economic social and cultural rights should be realized “through national effort and international cooperation,” surely the governments negotiating the text had in mind a different financial system than the one we witness today, says Center of Concern staff Aldo Caliari in this blog posting on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.