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Human rights should permeate sustainable development finance options (November 2014)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Nov 1, 2014

Human rights should permeate sustainable development finance options (November 2014)

 

Last August, a UN committee set up to propose options for financing the Sustainable Development Goals delivered its report, which will be an important input into the intergovernmental deliberations that will decide on means of implementing the said goals next year. This response released by RightingFinance Initiative argues that the centrality of human rights and equality should not only permeate the new development goals agreed in 2015, but also the full range of means to finance them. On this premise, RightingFinance performs a human rights audit of the report.

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