April, 2011: ESCR-Net Newsletter-
March 1, 2011 Toolkit for Action for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
On this page you can find the new Toolkit for Action for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The toolkit has been created for NGOs and other civil society groups as well as States, in order to facilitate international and national advocacy work for the ratification of the Protocol and the national implementation of economic, social and cultural rights. The Toolkit includes four Booklets.
May 1, 2011: Advancing the global business and human rights agenda: Joint Civil Society Statement - 2011
Read about what steps the United Nations Human Rights Council shoud take to protect human rights against business abuses.
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June 1, 2011: Urgent Action- ESCR-Net condemns ongoing threats and acts of violence against member the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF)
On 1 June, 2011, the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights sent a letter to senior members of the government of Pakistan to express concern regarding ongoing threats and acts of violence against leaders of ESCR-Net member Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) who have mobilized in response to the clearing of mangroves and associated land grabbing activities.
June 1, 2011 Event: Corporate Accountability at a Crossroads
On June 1, 2011 ESCR-Net, along with several other organization, hosted a speaking event at the Palais des Nations on issues of cooperate accountability and human rights protections.
March 31, 2011: Letter from Human Rights NGOs to Officials on Security and Health Situation in Egyptian Prisons
Read a new letter from ESCR-Net member on the security and health situation in Egyptian prisons.
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