“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
Professor Flavia Piovesan (Brazil), is Professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paolo, Brazil.
She was a visiting fellow of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School, and of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International law; and a human rights fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies at the University of Oxford .
Currently she is a Humboldt Foundation George Foster research fellow. Professor Piovesan is a Member of the Organization of American States working group for monitoring the San Salvador Protocol on social, economic and cultural rights.
She is also a Member of the Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defence of Women's Rights, of the National Council in Defence of the Rights of the Human Person, the Centre for Global Justice and the Human Rights University Network. Professor Piovesan is the author of several books and other publications on human rights and global development issues.