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Focus Four: Human Rights in International Economic Policy

Human Rights Principles raised in Financing for Development Follow up meeting (March 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Mar 29, 2010

Human Rights Principles raised in Financing for Development Follow up meeting (March 2010)

In a statement on the occasion of the Special High Level Meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the WTO and UNCTAD in follow up to Financing for Development, ESCR-Net delivers a statement on that human rights principles should lie at the heart of the processes to reform the international monetary, financial and trading system.

Bringing Human Rights to Bear in Times of Crisis (March 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Mar 2, 2010

Bringing Human Rights to Bear in Times of Crisis (March 2010)

This report was co-authored by Center of Concern with Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), the Center for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (CWGL) and the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net).

RBW contributes to statement on Illicit Capital Flows and Human Rights (January 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Jan 11, 2010

RBW contributes to statement on Illicit Capital Flows and Human Rights (January 2010)

In early December 2009, a meeting of human rights and financial transparency organizations at Yale University discussed the link between illicit financial practices, secrecy in global finance and their adverse impact on human rights. The New Haven "Declaration on Human Rights and Financial Integrity" was adopted as a result.
Social Watch Report 2009 features grassroots analyses on impacts of the financial crisis (December 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Dec 8, 2009

Social Watch Report 2009 features grassroots analyses on impacts of the financial crisis (December 2009)

Recently released, the Social Watch Report 2009 features the theme “Making Finances Work: People First.”

As in previous editions, the report features over sixty reports from civil society organizations alongside thematic articles.

Human Rights and Financing for Development (October 2009)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Oct 19, 2009

Human Rights and Financing for Development (October 2009)

The Doha Financing for Development Review Conference, held in 2008 recognized the importance of respect for all human rights, including the right to development, in the global partnership for development. A side event co-organized by Center of Concern and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights explores the significance of the human rights and right to development agenda for the Financing for Development process.

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