Banking reform should be in line with human rights obligations, experts say (October 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Oct 10, 2012


In the occasion of a report by a European Commission-appointed group of experts on bank reform, human rights experts underscore that human rights principles should drive reforms of the banking sector. 

A group of United Nations independent experts on extreme poverty, external debt and equitable order reminded European Union governments that economic reforms must be crafted in line with the human rights obligations of States, following the release of a European-wide flagship study on the structure of the EU banking sector.

Read full press release.