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Judicial Enforcement of Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

ICJ-logoVideo Interviews: voices from the Geneva Forum on Judicial Enforcement of ESCR

On 4 and 5 December 2014, the ICJ welcomed judges and lawyers from all regions of the world to discuss the “Judicial Enforcement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights” (ESCR).

In connection with the Forum, the ICJ produced short video interviews with Jacqueline Dugard, Hina Jilani, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes, Gilles Badet, Alejandra Ancheita and Harsh Mander. In the interviews, available here, these experts and practitioners share their views on judicial protection of ESCR, and overcoming the obstacles to effective remedy for victims. They also talk more generally about the main opportunities and key challenges for the realization of ESCR in their respective countries. More


International Institute of Social Studies

Human Rights is a specialization within the Human Rights, Conflict and Gender Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Human Rights teaching team.