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Right to Development

“We, heads of State and Government, … are committed to making
the right to development a reality for everyone and to freeing
the entire human race from want.”
UN Millennium Declaration


DEVELOPMENT IS A HUMAN RIGHT FOR ALL



The fourteenth session of the Working Group on the Right to Development, 13-17 May 2013, Room XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development held its fourteenth session from 13-17 May 2013. During the session, the Working Group pursued the consideration of the draft right to development operational sub-criteria (contained in the annex of addendum 2 of the final report of the high-level task force on the implementation of the right to development below), in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 21/13 on the right to development and the recommendations adopted by the Working Group at its thirteenth session.

Statements:

The relevant documentation:

  • Provisional agenda A/HRC/WG.2/14/1 (E F S A C R)
  • Programme of work (E)
  • Compilation of the conclusions and recommendations of the Working Group on the Right to Development (1998- 2012) – Note by the Secretariat A/HRC/WG.2/14/CRP.1 (E)
  • Views expressed by Member States on the right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria during the 13th session of the Working Group on the Right to Development A/HRC/WG.2/14/CRP.2 (E)
  • Views expressed by stakeholders on the right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria during the 13th session of the Working Group on the Right to Development A/HRC/WG.2/14/CRP.3 (E)
  • Compilation of submissions received from Governments, groups of Governments and regional groups A/HRC/WG.2/14/CRP.4 (E)
  • Compilation of submissions received from other stakeholders A/HRC/WG.2/14/CRP.5 (E)

    Resolutions
  • Human Rights Council Resolution on the right to development A/HRC/RES/21/32 (E F S A C R)
  • General Assembly resolution on the right to development A/RES/67/171 (E F S A C R)

Reports

  • Report of the Working Group on the Right to Development on its thirteenth session A/HRC/21/19 (E F S A C R)
  • Consolidated report of the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to development, A/HRC/21/28 (E F S A C R)

Reports of the high-level task force on the implementation of the right to development

  • A/HRC/15/WG.2/TF/2: The report on its sixth session, 14 - 22 January 2010 (E F S A C R) and Corr.1 (E R)
  • A/HRC/15/WG.2/TF/2/Add.1: Consolidation of findings (E F S A C R ) and Corr.1 (E)
  • A/HRC/15/WG.2/TF/2/Add.2: The right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria (E F S A C R)

Written contributions on the work of the high-level task force on the implementation of the right to development, including the right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria