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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 fifteenth session of the Working Group on the Right to Development
12-16 May 2014, Palais des Nations, Geneva

IMPORTANT NOTICE: For economic and environmental reasons, documentation for the session will be printed in limited quantities. Delegates are therefore requested to bring their own copies to the session.

The Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development convened its 15th session from 12 to16 May 2014 in conference room VII at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. At this session, the Working Group continued with the first reading of the operational sub-criteria under attribute 2, “Participatory human rights processes” and attribute 3, “Social justice in development”, 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.

Report of the Working Group on the Right to Development on its fifteenth session

Statements:

(Note: statements are posted when and as received from respective stakeholders)

Member States:

UN Organizations:

Non-Governmental Organizations:

The relevant documentation:

  • Provisional agenda A/HRC/WG.2/15/1 (E F S A C R)
  • Draft programme of work
  • Views expressed by Member States on the right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria during the 14th session of the Working Group on the Right to Development A/HRC/WG.2/15/CRP.1 (E)
  • Views expressed by stakeholders on the right to development criteria and operational sub-criteria during the 14th session of the Working Group on the Right to Development A/HRC/WG.2/15/CRP.2 (E)
  • Compilation of submissions received from Governments, groups of Governments and regional groups A/HRC/WG.2/15/CRP.3 (E)
  • Compilation of submissions received from other stakeholders A/HRC/WG.2/15/CRP.4 (E)

Resolutions

  • Human Rights Council Resolution on the right to development A/HRC/RES/24/4 (E F S A C R)
  • General Assembly resolution on the right to development A/RES/68/158 (E F S A C R)

Reports

  • Report of the Working Group on the Right to Development on its fourteenth session A/HRC/24/37/Rev.1 (E F S A R)
  • Consolidated report of the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to development, A/HRC/24/27 (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)

Comments by Member States and other stakeholders on the work of the task force