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Vienna plus 20 conference focuses on human rights in a changing world (June 2013)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Jun 29, 2013

Vienna plus 20 conference focuses on human rights in a changing world (June 2013)

 

The Vienna + 20 “Strengthening the human rights movement globally” Conference was held on June 25 and 26 in the city of Vienna. Celebrating the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights and its Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action issued on June 25, 1993, it convened more than 140 persons from various CSOs around the world. The Conference discussed and adopted a forward looking declaration based on months of extensive prior consultation in various preparatory groups on the different parts.

 

 

 

 

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.