Measurement & Human Rights

Introduction

Agenda

Participants

Documents

Results

 

 


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OHCHR

OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS
HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

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PROGRAM ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN DEVELOPMENT
Harvard School of Public Health

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MHR MEASUREMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM
Harvard Kennedy School
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

 

EXPERT CONSULTATION
ON ELABORATION OF CRITERIA AND OPERATIONAL SUB-CRITERIA
FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT

By Invitation only

 

17-18 December 2009


Harvard Kennedy School
Bell Hall-5th Floor Belfer Building,
Cambridge, MA

 

Provisional programme o

 

Thursday 17 December 2009

 

9 - 9:30 a.m. Registration of participants
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome and opening of the meeting

Carr Center for Human rights Policy  

 

Mandate of the high-level task force and perspective on the right to development in the United Nations

Ayuush Bat-Erdene, Officer-in-Charge, Right to Development Unit, Development and Economic and Social Issues Branch, Research and Right to Development Division, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

Expectations of the consultation

Stephen Marks, Director, Program on Human Rights in Development and Chair, High Level Task Force
Andrea Rossi, Director, Measurement and Human Rights Program

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.

“Bringing Theory into Practice”

 

Susan Randolph, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Connecticut
Maria Green, Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Development, Brandeis University

11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 p.m.

Plenary discussion of the report and methodological issues relating to what is being measured

Chair: Eibe Riedel (TBC)

1 - 2.00 p.m. Lunch break
2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Critical review and suggestions for the refinement of the criteria and indicators

Chair:   Eibe Riedel (TBC)

 

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Collective obligations of states
 

Working group I: Detailed examination of the draft criteria
Chair:      Rajeev Malhotra (TBC)

 

Working Group II: Detailed examination of the draft indicators
Chair:      Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

3:45 – 4:15 p.m Plenary discussion to reconcile recommendations of Working Groups I and II
4.15 - 4.30 p.m. Coffee/tea break
4:30 – 5:30 p.m

Individual obligations of states towards those under their jurisdiction

 

Working group I: Detailed examination of the draft criteria
Chair: Helen Potts (TBC)

 

Working Group II: Detailed examination of the draft indicators
Chair: Felix Kirchmeier

6:00 – 6:10 p.m. Plenary discussion to reconcile recommendations of Working Groups I and II and preparation for day two
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner
   
Friday 18 December 2009

 

9:00 – 11:00 a.m Individual obligations of states towards those not under their jurisdiction
 

Working group I: Detailed examination of the draft criteria
Chair: Helen Potts (TBC)

Working Group II: Detailed examination of the draft indicators
Chair: Felix Kirchmeier (TBC)

11:00 – 11:15 a.m Plenary discussion to reconcile recommendations of Working Groups I and II
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee/tea break
11.30 – 12.30 a.m

Plenary discussion of the relation between MDG8-specific criteria and a comprehensive and coherent set of guidelines on implementation of the right to development

Chair:  Ayuush Bat-Erdene

2:00 – 5:00 p.m

Consideration of revised criteria and indicators and next steps

Chair:   Ayuush Bat-Erdene

3:45 - 4.00 p.m Coffee break
5 – 5.30 p.m. Closing