Economic and Social Rights Monitor – El Salvador
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Economic and Social Rights Monitor – El Salvador

How can the European Union (EU) better contribute to developing an enabling space for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in El Salvador? How can the EU support the progressive realisation of Economic and Social Rights, namely Decent Work and Social Protection for All, in line with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? Led by Asamblea de Cooperación por la…

Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Kenya
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Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Kenya

Decent work is an integral part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, to which the Kenyan Government is committed. Nevertheless, poor compliance with laws jeopardizes Kenyan workers’ rights. The country’s youth remains vulnerable to exploitation. In health, Kenya lacks a comprehensive strategy to address the various dimensions of universal health coverage. And in education, the major challenge is…

Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Burkina Faso
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Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Burkina Faso

How can the European Union (EU) better contribute to the development of enabling spaces for civil society organizations (CSOs) in Burkina Faso? How can the EU support the progressive realisation of economic and social rights,namely decent work and social protection for all, in line with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? Led by Solidarité Laïque Burkina Faso, the present…

Economic and Social Rights Monitor – South East Asia
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Economic and Social Rights Monitor – South East Asia

SOLIDAR network is active in East and South-East Asia with its partner organisation to enhance the progressive implementation of Economic and Social Rights, namely Freedom of Association, the right to social protection and decent work for all. Our work in the area is coordinated by our members SOLIDAR Suisse Hong Kong. Between November 12th and 13th 2019, in Bangkok (Thailand), our network…

Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Guatemala
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Economic and Social Rights Monitor – Guatemala

Since the advent of democracy in Guatemala, national social expenditure increased. However, major problems, such as social inequalities, persist and impact particularly indigenous people, women, and citizens from rural areas. Although some progress has been made, the country is still distressed by social unrest, stigmatization of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and individual Human Rights Defenders (HRDs), and increasingly frequent violence. Guatemala seems…

Majalat Civil Society Forum discusses EU Policy for the Mediterranean region
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Majalat Civil Society Forum discusses EU Policy for the Mediterranean region

Majalat Civil Society Forum discusses EU Policy for the Mediterranean region On 2 and 3 December, more than 130 civil society organisations from the southern Mediterranean shore met with representatives of the European Institutions in Brussels in the second edition of the Civil Society Forum. This forum is part of the EU-funded MAJALAT initiative, which…

Economic and Social Rights: SOLIDAR’s input into EU – South East Asia Civil Society Seminar
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Economic and Social Rights: SOLIDAR’s input into EU – South East Asia Civil Society Seminar

Economic and Social Rights: SOLIDAR’s input into EU – South East Asia Civil Society Seminar In parallel with the EU-ASEAN Dialogue on Human Rights that took place in Brussels from 26 to 29 November 2019, the European External Action Service (EEAS) hosted a consultation with CSOs active in South-East Asia, in order to identify concrete…