Measurement & Human Rights

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a

OHCHR

OFFICE OF THE UNITED NATIONS
HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

 

b

PROGRAM ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN DEVELOPMENT
Harvard School of Public Health

 

c

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


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


Documents

 

Bringing Theory into Practice:  Operational Criteria for Assessing Implementation of the International Right to Development (draft)

 By Susan Randolph, Associate Professor Department of Economics
University of Connecticut

and

Maria Green, Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Development , Heller School for Social Policy and Management



Declaration on the Right to Development

 

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL. Twelfth session. Working Group on the Right to Development. High-level task force on the implementation
of the right to development. Fifth session. Geneva, 1-9 April 2009

A/HRC/12/WG.2/TF/2

 

Report of the working group on the right to development
on its tenth session* (Geneva, 22-26 June 2009)

A/HRC/12/28

 

Report on indicators for promoting and monitoring the implementation of human rights

HRI/MC/2008/3

 

Methodological issues of qualitative and quantitative tools for measures compliance with the right to development
Report on expert meeting

(Harvard Kennedy School Cambridge, MA, USA, 27-29 January 2009)

A/HRC/12/WG.2/TF/CRP.7

 

 

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Selected Bibliography: This bibliography of official documents and scholarly writings on methodological issues concerning MDGs and human rights indicators as relevant to the right to development is provided as background for the expert meeting on progressive development and refinement of the right to development criteria. It is accompanied by a compilation of key documents relating to the methodological aspects of the criteria on the right to development.

 

Documents avilable on line:

Policies for development in a globalizing world: what can the human rights approach contribute? Paper prepared by Prof S. R. Osmani for the high -level seminar on the right to development. The paper is available as document E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/18

Towards a human rights approach to development: concepts and implications . Paper prepared by Dr. Francisco Sagasti for the high- level seminar on the right to development. The paper is available as document E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/19

The Right to Development: Study on Existing Bilateral and Multilateral Programmes and Policies for Development Partnership – Note by the Secretariat, Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, fifty-sixth session, Document no. E/CN.4/Sub.2/2004/15 and Corr.1.

Claiming the Millennium Development Goals: a human rights approach. UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. UN Doc. HR/PUB/08/3

MDG Gap Task Force: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the MDGs. MDG Gap Task Force Report 2008.

OHCHR, Report on Indicators for Promoting and Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights (HRI/MC/2008/3), OHCHR, June 2008.

Quantitative Human Rights Indicators "A survey of major initiatives" , R. Malhotra and N. Fasel, paper presented at the Turku expert meeting on 10-13 March 2005.

Osmani, Hunt, Novak, "Draft Guidelines: A Human Rights Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategies." , Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Geneva, 2002.

UNDP, Bureau for Development Policy: Is MDG 8 on track as a global deal for human development? , Jan Vandemoortele, Kamal Malhotra and Joseph Anthony Lim, New York June 2003

UNDP Human Development Report 2003. Millennium Development Goals: A Compact Among Nations to End Human Poverty

World Bank Institute, Development Outreach October 2006 (Human Rights and Development) http://www1.worldbank.org/devoutreach/october06/

 

ODI, Achieving economic and social rights: The challenge of assessing compliance

Harvard Carr Center, Measurement & Human Rights: tracking progress, assessing impact