ESCR-Net - International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights connects over 280 NGOs, social movements and advocates across more than 75 countries to build a global movement to make human rights and social justice a reality for all.
Countering repression and bolstering security for human rights defenders
Encouraging UN legal guidance on unpaid care work and social security
Addressing corporate interference in judicial systems
Advocating shared positions on the UN treaty on business and human rights
8-10 February: The Economic Policy Working Group will hold a strategy meeting in Tunis, with co-host Forum Tunisien pour les Droits Economiques et Sociaux (FTDES), to deepen analysis of global conditions via the human rights framework, explore alternatives to the dominant socio-economic model and plan collective advocacy on economic policy issues.
22 February-2 March: ESCR-Net members in the Americas will gather during the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Bogota, Colombia, to advance implementation of ESCR and advocacy for corporate accountability.
10-13 March: The Women and ESCR Working Group will facilitate several events at the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York and coordinate a strategy meeting of Network members to advance collective work on land, housing and natural resources.