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2016 Annual report

  Paris, May 19, 2017 We are pleased to present our 2016 annual report. The report is available in French here.    read more..

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2017 Annual report

  Paris, May 21, 2018 We are pleased to present our 2017 annual report. The report is available in French here.    read more..


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Burundi: follow-up report

Paris, Bujumbura, 31 March 2017 Human Dignity and a coalition of 7 Burundian NGOS publish a follow-up report on the recommandations adopted by the Committee on economic, social and cultural right read more..

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Burundi: report on women's economic and social rights

  Paris, Bujumbura, 21 October 2016 Human Dignity and a coalition of 7 Burundian NGOS publish a joint parallel report (in French) on Burundi to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimin read more..

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Online training on ESCR in French - 2020 session

  Human Dignity and its partners Synergies Coopération and the Geneva Academy offer online training on economic, social and cultural rights in French. Launched in November 2016, our training aim... read more..

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NGO joint paper on the role of civil society in the work of UN Committees

Geneva, Paris - 21 June 2016 As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, w... read more..

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2015 Annual report

Paris, May 12, 2016 We are pleased to present our 2015 annual report. The report is available in French here.         ... read more..

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Letter to Member States of the Human Rights Council to support resolution on defenders working on ESCR

Letter to Member States of the UN Human Rights Council Re: Support resolution on the protection of human rights defenders addressing economic, social and cultural rights 22 March 2016 Your read more..

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Kenya: Joint CSO statement and activities at 57th session of the CESCR

From 22 to 26 February 2016, Human Dignity and its Kenyan partners participate to the 57th session of the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights in Geneva, Switzerland. Our organisations m... read more..

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Kenya: Publication of a joint report

Paris, Nairobi, 2 February 2016, Human Dignity , ICJ- Kenya , Save the Children Kenya, KELIN and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation publish a parallel joint report on Kenya. The report, ... read more..

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Namibia: Human Dignity supports the submission of its partner Nangof Trust

Paris, Windhoek, 1 February 2016, From 22 February to 4 March 2016, the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights will review Namibia's  initial report. With the support of Human Dignity, NA... read more..


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Burkina Faso: CIDOC submits information to the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights

Paris, Ouagadougou, 23 September 2015 With the technical assistance of Human Dignity, the Centre d’information et de documentation citoyennes (CIDOC) made a submission to the UN Committee on economic... read more..

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Namibia: Joint submission to the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights

Paris, Windhoek, 22 September 2015 From 12 to 16 October 2015, the pre sessional working Group of the Committee will prepare and adopt a List of Issues ahead of its review of Namibia's  initial repor... read more..

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Kenya: Joint submission to the Committee on economic, social and cultural rights

Paris, Nairobi, 15 September 2015 From 12 to 16 October 2015, the pre sessional working Group of the Committee will prepare and adopt a List of Issues ahead of its review of Kenya's combined 2nd to 5... read more..

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June 2015: Joint NGO Statement: recommendations to the Chairpersons of the UN Treaty Bodies

32 NGOs address recommendations to the Chairpersons of the UN Treaty Bodies Joint NGO statement Geneva, Paris, 22 June 2015 On the occasion of the 27th meeting of Chairpersons of the Treaty Bodies ... read more..

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Deep concerns about the World Bank support for privatisation in education

 Joint Press release Over 100 organisations around the world express deep concerns about the World Bank support for privatisation in education   Press release - 14 May 2015 Nairobi, Kamp read more..

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2014 Annual report

Paris, May 5, 2015 We are pleased to present the first annual report of Human Dignity. Founded in January 2014, our young organization works for the full realization of economic, social and cultural ... read more..

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Burundi: Human Dignity and HuRaLaw submit observations to the UN Committee on economic, social and cultural rights

Paris, Bujumbura - 27 January 2014 Human Dignity, in partnership with the Burundian NGO Human Rights Law Association, formally submitted observations to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Soci... read more..

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Submission to the CESCR for the adoption of list of issues on Uganda

During its 55th session, from 1 to 19 June 2015, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will examine the initial report of Uganda under the International Covenant on Economic, Social an... read more..

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The CESCR concludes its 52d session

During its 52d session (28 April-23 May 2014) the CESCR reviewed the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights in and adopted Concluding Observations on Arme... read more..

Ressources

Countries

Please click on a Sub-Saharan African country to see its periodic reports and the Concluding observations adopted by the CESCR and the African Commission. Countries highlighted in red are non reporti... read more..

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Protection mechanisms

The Committee on economic, social and cul read more..

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What are economic, social and cultural rights ?

Economic, social and cultural rights are those rights relating to the workplace, social security, family life, participation in cultural life, as well as access to housing, food, water, health care an... read more..

Actualités

Resources

What are economic, social and cultural rights? What are economic, social and cultural rights? What are economic, social and cultural rights? Economic, social and cultural rights are tho read more..

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The African Commission concludes its 55th session

The 55th session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights was held in Angola from 28 April to 12 May 2014. During this session, the initial reports of Mozambique and Liberia and the sec... read more..

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52d session of the CESCR from 28 April to 23 May 2014

The 52nd session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will take place from 28 April to 23 May 2014.  During this session, the Committee will consider the reports of the follow... read more..

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Research and Publications

Myths about economic, social and cultural rights, including the fact that they read more..

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We train agents of change

Human Dignity provides on-site and online training courses on human rights and read more..

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