Entrades

‘Vienna at 20: Renewing strategies for economic and social justice’ Geneva, 29 – 30 May 2013

Imatge
  ‘Vienna at 20: Renewing strategies for economic and social justice’ Geneva, 29 – 30 May 2013 This summary report can be accessed in  pdf format here . The agenda is available  here . For a list of participants,  see here . Cephas Lumina, UN Independent Expert on the Effects of Foreign Debt, addresses the meeting on the role of the Special Procedures in advancing understanding and scrutiny of ESC rights On 29 and 30 May 2013 the Center for Economic and Social Rights, together with the United Nations  Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights  and the  Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights , hosted a meeting in Geneva to reflect on progress made over the past two decades in implementing the landmark commitments on economic, social and cultural rights (ESC rights) made at the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, and enshrined in the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA). The Center—the first international NGO founded specifically