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Focus Four: Human Rights in International Economic Policy

The Critical Role of Human Rights in Economic Policy (Spring 2001)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, May 18, 2001

The Critical Role of Human Rights in Economic Policy (Spring 2001)

This article by Aldo Caliari examines the role that human rights should play in the formation of economic policy citing a 1998 statement of the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, “the realms of trade, finance and investment are in no way exempt from these general [human rights] principles.”

Submission to UN FFD Process Addresses Human Rights and Global Economic Governance (2000)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Nov 8, 2000

Submission to UN FFD Process Addresses Human Rights and Global Economic Governance (2000)

Addressing the relationship of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization with the UN system, this paper, a Center of Concern submission to the Preparatory Process of the Financing for Development Conference, asserts that in order to support development the coherence and consistency among those institutions must be grounded in and oriented by the international human rights law framework.

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