Human Rights

origins of economic, social and cultural rights

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Many people refer to economic, social and cultural rights as the “second generation” rights.  The French and American rights declarations provided for the right to form trade unions, safe labor conditions and […]

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Human Rights

Economic, social and cultural rights for human dignity

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No human right can be realized in isolation. That is why we say that human rights are indivisible. The right to life for all people requires that the duty bearer takes the […]

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Human Rights

USA strikes off Cameroon from AGOA over human rights violations

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The United States of America is cutting trade ties with Cameroon over allegations of human rights violations. The Cameroonian security forces is accused of violating people’s rights. In February, the US also […]

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advocacy

There is a close relationship between human rights and budgets

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Currently reading the book: Dignity County: A guide to using budget analysis to advance human rights.  I had love to read more and more books in 2020 on the relationship between human […]

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News

Corporate Capture definition

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In a few days’ time I will be attending a workshop in Israel on corporate capture- a very serious issue which is affecting human rights and how public institutions work.   Corporate capture […]

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Mining

Human rights standards

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Human rights standards When speaking about business and human rights, we refer to all types of businesses and not just the larger businesses. The following are some of the existing human rights […]

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Education / Uncategorized

Is education a right or a privilege?

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Is education a right or a privilege? Jose Nino, a writer and human rights activist from Venezuela has written a great article on education on Mises Wire arguing on whether education is […]

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Human Rights

Open Letter to Mombasa County Residents

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Open Letter to Mombasa County Residents I’ve penned a touching open letter to Mombasa County citizens. It’s published on Hakijamii Blog where we’ll be sharing ideas, analyses, insights and data on the […]

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development finance

The Official Opening of ACCA General Assembly

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The Official Opening of ACCA General Assembly African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) is holding its general assembly between 14th – 16th November 2017. The assembly is taking place at Farm Inn […]

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Human Rights / international development association / Mining / World Bank

My Crazy Reading List of the week

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My Crazy Reading List of the week This week I’ve made a resolution to read intensively on the topics listed below. I’m going to read each and every document listed below and […]

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Sports

West Bromwich Albion chief executive Mark Jenkins takes temporary 100% pay cut

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West Bromwich Albion Chief Executive Mark Jenkins has said he will not receive any pay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Football in England was suspended indefinitely by the FA. Jenkins also confirmed […]

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Sports

Brentford’s new stadium completion on hold due to lockdown

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Championship side Brentford FC have announced that they are unable to announce when their new stadium will be fully completed due to lockdown. Brentford were initially planning to leave Griffin Park for […]

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