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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



Global Consultation on the Right to Development as a Human Right
8-12 January 1990, Geneva


DOCUMENTS

S-G's report on Global Consultation on the Right to Development as a Human Right


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HR/RD/1990/MISC.1

Opening statement by Jan Martenson, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva and Under-Secretary-General for Human Rights

HR/RD/1990/MISC.2 [French

Statement by Mr. Antoine Blanca, Director-General for Development and International Economic Co-operation

HR/RD/1990/MISC.3 [Spanish

Statement my H.E. Dr. Galo Leoro F., Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations Office at Geneva

HR/RD/1990/MISC.4 [French]

Statement by H.E. Alioune Sene, Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Senegal to the United Nations Office at Geneva

HR/RD/1990/MISC.5 

Statement by Mr. Bashir S. Muntasser, Representative of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities

HR/RD/1990/MISC.6

Statement by Ms. Edyth Ballantyne, Secretary of the NGO Special committee on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Apartheid and Decolonization

   
BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS AND STUDIES:
HR/RD/1990/CONF.1

Historical analysis of the principles contained in the Declaration on the Right to Development, background paper prepared for the Centre for Human Rights by Ms. Tamara Kunanayakam

HR/RD/1990/CONF.2 

The right to development and the welfare society, submitted by Mr. Asbjorn Eide

HR/RD/1990/CONF.3 [Spanish]

Contribution of the International League for the Rights and the Liberation of Peoples

HR/RD/1990/CONF.4

Contribution of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

HR/RD/1990/CONF.5 [French]

The creation of norms on development in international law, submitted by Mr. Alain Pellet

HR/RD/1990/CONF.6 

The functions of the right to development: a right to self-realization, submitted by Mr. Alain Pellet

HR/RD/1990/CONF.7 [English, French

The International Labour Organization and the right to development, submitted by the ILO

HR/RD/1990/CONF.8 

Contribution of the International Council of Jewish Women

HR/RD/1990/CONF.9 

Right To Development: Whose right, what development and how, under what conditions to exercise it? Submitted by Mr. Tamás de Szentes

HR/RD/1990/CONF.10 

Disarmament and the right to development, submitted by Mr. Rais A. Touzmohammadov

HR/RD/1990/CONF.11

Human rights, human resources, and the international development strategy for the 1990s, submitted by Mr. Lawrence Barsh

HR/RD/1990/CONF.12

Respect for the individual's human rights and the realization of the right to development, submitted by Mr. Danilo Türk

HR/RD/1990/CONF.13

Development as a human right, submitted by the World Bank

HR/RD/1990/CONF.14

The impact of external debt and adjustment policies on the realization of the right to development as a human right, submitted by Ms. Leonor Briones

HR/RD/1990/CONF.15 

Implementing the NIEO-principle on the right to development: combining human rights with state rights, submitted by Mr. Paul J.I.M. De Waart

HR/RD/1990/CONF.16

Intermediate structures and groups in the context of development as a human right, submitted by Mr. Konrad Ginther

HR/RD/1990/CONF.17 [Spanish

Popular participation and the realization of the right to development as a human rights, submitted by Mr. Javier Iguiñiz

HR/RD/1990/CONF.18

Indigenous peoples and international development policies, submitted by Chief Ted Moses

HR/RD/1990/CONF.19 

Implementation and further enhancement of the Declaration on the Right to Development, submitted by Ms. Tatjana Ansbach

HR/RD/1990/CONF.20 

Joint statement by the International Commission Of Jurists, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, International Council of Jewish Women, World Federation of Methodist Women, Zonta International, International Alliance of Women, International Federation of Women Lawyers, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Union of Catholic Feminin Organizations, the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and the World Association for World Federation

HR/RD/1990/CONF.21 

The role of education in the promotion of development as a human right, submitted by the World University Service

HR/RD/1990/CONF.22 [French

The right to development as a human right in the context of relations between developing and developed countries, submitted by Mr. C. M. Eya Nchama

HR/RD/1990/CONF.23 

Massive and flagrant violations of human rights of peoples and human beings and the realization of the right to development as a human right, submitted by Mr. Vladimir Kartashkin

HR/RD/1990/CONF.24 [French]

National development and the realization of the right to development as a human right, submitted by Mr. Samir Amin

HR/RD/1990/CONF.25

Indigenous peoples and the right to development as a human right, submitted by Mr. Harrisson Bull

HR/RD/1990/CONF.26 

Indigenous peoples and the right to development: an Inuit perspective, submitted by Ms. Mary Simon

HR/RD/1990/CONF.27

The impact of apartheid on the right to development as a human right, submitted by Dr. James Mutambirwa

HR/RD/1990/CONF.28 [French]

Children and the right to development, submitted by the International Federation Terre des Hommes

HR/RD/1990/CONF.29

People and the debt crisis: challenge for NGOs, submitted by the Special NGO Committee on Development

HR/RD/1990/CONF.30

Development and human rights in the Lomé Convention, submitted by the Commission of the European Communities

HR/RD/1990/CONF.31

Development through indigenous resources, submitted by Mr. J.W. Spellman

HR/RD/1990/CONF.32 [English | French | Spanish

Proposals for the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Development, submitted by a number of participants from Africa, Asia, Latin America and indigenous peoples

HR/RD/1990/CONF.33

The Banjul appeal to African States and peoples on the promotion and protection of human rights, submitted by the International Movement for Fraternal Union among Races and Peoples

HR/RD/1990/CONF.35 [Spanish

International financial and trade institutions and the right to development as a human right, submitted by Mr. Franklin Canelos

HR/RD/1990/CONF.36 

Legal dimensions of the right to development as a human right: some conceptual aspects, submitted by Mr. Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

HR/RD/1990/CONF.37

Proposal for conclusions and recommendations, submitted by Mr. Asbjorn Eide