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Center of Concern Speaks on Human Rights Responsibilities of the Financial Sector

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sun, Dec 2, 2012

Center of Concern Speaks on Human Rights Responsibilities of the Financial Sector

Center of Concern staff Aldo Caliari represented the Center of Concern at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, held in Geneva on December 4 and 5 2012. On the 5th, he was a panelist at a session of the Forum addressing the theme “The finance sector and the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.”

Download full programme of the Forum.

Webcast of panel presentations (Caliari's presentation begins at 03:28)

More information on the Forum.

“Human Rights Can Fix Our Broken Agricultural System,” Advocates Argue (December 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Dec 9, 2010

“Human Rights Can Fix Our Broken Agricultural System,” Advocates Argue (December 2010)

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Contact: Niko Lusiani, nlusiani@escr-net.org, tel: +1.212.681.1236, ext. 27 

“Human Rights Can Fix Our Broken Agricultural System,” Advocates Argue  

[10 December, 2010 | Bangkok/Brasilia/Buenos Aires/Cairo/Kampala/Kuala Lumpur/Lusaka/Mexico City/Manila/Nairobi/New York/Washington DC]

Does the Global Partnership for Development Reflect Human Rights? (March 2010)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Mar 29, 2010

Does the Global Partnership for Development Reflect Human Rights? (March 2010)

In 2000 all countries committed to developing a Global Partnership for Development. Speaking at a symposium hosted by Harvard University Law School, 10 years later, RBW Project Director Aldo Caliari presents a paper co-authored with Mac Darrow, Coordinator of the Human Rights and MDGs Unit of the OHCHR. The paper examines whether the Global Partnership for Development lived up to the human rights obligations of the international community.
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.