15th EU-NGO Forum On Human Rights


 

The Fight Against Impunity" and "Accountability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

 

Brussels 5-6 December 2013

 

The EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights is an annual conference that provides a venue for direct interaction and in depth discussion between representatives of global civil society and the EU institutions. EU Member States and international organizations on various topics related to the promotion and protection of human rights.

 

This year's 15th edition overarching theme was "Accountability" articulated into two distinct, yet interrelated, thematic threads: "The Fight Against Impunity" and "Accountability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights".

 

The Forum ran over two full days with one plenary session at the opening and one at the closing. In between, two distinct sets of panels run in parallel, each further breaking down into a smaller working groups to enable focussed discussion on specific topics to take place.

 

We got a golden opportunity to present on the cooperate social accountability in relation with access to justice. We talked about the issues of workers on the tea gardens in Assam and Nazdeek's legal strategies for holding corporate accountable for violation of human rights.

 

For more info visit: http://www.eidhr.eu/events/15th-eu-ngo-forum-on-human-rights

 

Programs

Right to Adequate Housing

Right to Adequate Housing

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Right to Food

Right to Food

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Right to Health

Right to Health

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