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Draft Guiding Principles on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty:

Independent Expert on human rights and extreme poverty
 

Documents

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  • Strategic Management Plan

High Commissioner's Strategic Management Plan

  • On Poverty Reduction

Human Rights and Poverty Reduction: A Conceptual Framework [ English ¦ French ¦ Spanish ] (pdf format)

Draft Guidelines: a Human Rights Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategies (pdf format)

Draft guiding principles on extreme poverty and human rights: the rights of the poor (annex to the 2006/9 of 24 August 2006 ) (.doc format)

Draft Guidelines on a Human Rights Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategies (2002), and summary

Frequently Asked Questions on a Human Rights-Based Approach to Development Cooperation

Promoting the right to development in the context of the United Nations Decade for the Elimination of Poverty (1997-2006) - Note by the Secretariat (2006) - E/CN.4/Sub.2/2006/12

Former UN Commission on Human Rights & Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Implementation of existing human rights norms and standards in the context of the fight against extreme poverty (2006) - A/HRC/Sub.1/58/L.16

The challenges of women's participation in policies and strategies to combat poverty and extreme poverty - Working paper submitted by Ms. Chin-sung Chung (2006) - A/HRC/Sub.1/58/SF/3

The fight against poverty and the right to participation: the role of women - Background note by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (2006) - A/HRC/Sub.1/58/SF/2

Implementation of existing human rights norms and standards in the context of the fight against extreme poverty - Final report submitted by José Bengoa, coordinator of the ad hoc group of experts (2006) - A/HRC/Sub.1/58/16

Report of the Regional Workshop for the Americas entitled "Strategies for the inclusion of people of African descent in programmes to reduce poverty, especially to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1 " (2006) - E/CN.4/2006/23

Implementation of existing human rights norms and standards in the context of the fight against ex treme poverty (2005) - E/CN.4/Sub.2/RES/2005/9

Secretary General

Human rights and extreme poverty. Report of the Secretary-General A/57/369 (pdf format)

Further list of documents

UN Millennium Declaration

For an exhaustive list of UN Documents on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty please click here .

Documents on Cash Transfer

Relevant websites:

UNDP - International Poverty Center: Cash Transfers and Social Protection

World Bank - Conditional Cash Transfers

ILO - Conditional cash transfer programmes: a useful step in the fight against poverty

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Other documents:

A human rights view of social cash transfers for achieving the millennium development goals. Rolf Künnemann, Ralf Leonhard

Does everyone have the right to a basic income guarantee? Allan Sheahen

Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Progammes. Michael Samson, Ingrid van Niekerk, Kenneth Mac Quene

Cash Transfers in the Context of Pro-Poor Growth. John Farrington, Paul Harvey, Rachel Slater

2007 - Expert Seminar: Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

 
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