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Time to Evict the Crisis
On 5 December, ESCR-Net sent a letter to Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa, to express the Network’s collective concern following the murder of Sibonelo Patrick Mpeku. Mr. Mpeku, 32 years old, was a leader of ESCR-Net member Abahlali baseMjondolo, social movement of shack-dwellers living in South Africa’s informal settlements. In Abahlali he served as chairperson for the Sisonke Village branch and the KwaZulu/Natal Provincial Council. Mpeku was reportedly killed around 11:00...
Date published: 12-05-2017

What seems to be an ongoing program of forced evictions and demolitions is unrelenting in Cameroon. Most recently, between 22 and 26 November 2010, the Pre-Sessional Working Group of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights held its meeting in order to compile a list of questions to present to the government of Cameroon in November 2011, when the Committee will examine the periodic report of Cameroon concerning its implementation of the Covenant on Economic, Social and...

Date published: 12-15-2010
Job Announcement: Director of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)
Source: International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)
ESCR-Net, a Project of the Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people outside of the US, women, and people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or the conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS Related Conditions (ARC). Applicants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time

Date published: 12-10-2010
In another initiative to raise awareness about women's safety and right to the city, a walk under the slogan 'Claim Your City by Night' was held in New Delhi on Friday December 10, 2010, to commemorate International Human Rights Day. Nearly two hundred people including students, NGO members, and activits participed in the walk. Emmanuelle Paris-Cohen and Shivani Bhardwaj from Sathi All for Partnerships and HIC-Women and Habitat Network were among the main organizers of the...

Date published: 12-10-2010
The proposed agenda for the day-and- a-half meeting is the following: 1.       1.Revision of the quorum 2.       2.Welcome by HIC President and Khady Diagne, ENDA Rup 3.       3.Revision and approval of the agenda 4.       4.Approval of the minutes of the previous GA meeting (Rio 2010) 5.      5. General Secretariat’s report and...

Date published: 12-06-2010
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