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Twenty Years of Economic and Social Rights Advocacy



Leading figures from the world of human rights reflect on progress in the field, and CESR's contribution, since the 1993 Vienna Declaration and Program of Action. Contributors include:

  • Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
  • Gaston Chillier, Executive Director, Center for Legal and Social Studies
  • Alicia Ely Yamin, Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University
  • Jayati Ghosh, Professor and Chairperson, Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Heba Khalil, Deputy Director, Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
  • Irene Khan, Director General, International Development Law Organization
  • Amina Mohammed, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning
  • Aoife Nolan, Professor of Human Rights, University of Nottingham
  • Gaby Oré Aguilar, Deputy Executive Director, CESR
  • Bruce Porter, Director of the Social Rights Advocacy Centre, Canada
  • Mary Robinson, President, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change; Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
  • Ignacio Saiz, Executive Director, CESR
  • Magdalena Sepulveda Carmona, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development