This international programme of training on Economic, Social and Cultural (ESC) Rights enforceability approaches brings together Non-Governmental Organizations from Benin, Cameroon, France, India, Mali, Senegal, Togo and the Philippines. We decided to pool our experiences, notably via this website, in order to mutually build our capacities and share them with other stakeholders.
Digitel workers who were on strike to defend their regular jobs vs contractualization urge President Noynoy Aquino of the Philippines to sign the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR).
A video realized with the support of Terre des Hommes France, by the Grupo Sur and other european networks after the conference “Aid to the private sector: promoting responsible investments? Latin America as a testing ground” organized on 21 March, at the European Parliament.
The Protocol/OP-ICESCR enters into force on 5 May. There are various international, regional and national events and activities being planned to mark this great achievement for economic, social and cultural rights. The NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR knows everyone cannot attend these events, so they thought it would be a nice idea to collect messages from around the world expressing what the Protocol means to people. They can compile, translate and show these messages at the events the NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR attends and post them on their campaign website: http://op-icescr.escr-net.org/.