Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Key points for a true Right to Development

It may seem incongruous to discuss development or the right to development at a time when the idea of zero or negative growth is gaining ground in the West because of the frenetic exploitation of natural resources. However notions such as “development“, “development aid“ or “economic growth“ must not be confused with the right to […]

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Statement on the repression of peaceful dissent at Standing Rock

Oral statement Check against delivery Repression of dissent at Standing Rock: the Future of the Indigenous and the world at stake Mr. President, My name is Nataanii Means, I am part of the Oglala Lakota Nation, located in South Dakota. We thank the Special Rapporteur on Rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association for […]

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