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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

Right to Development

30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION ON THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT



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