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Selected resources

Speech of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at the 2010 MDG Review Summit in New York

Cover: Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development: Stories from the fieldMainstreaming Human Rights in Development: Stories from the field


Claiming the MDGs: a Human Rights Based ApproachClaiming the MDGs: a Human Rights Based Approach (PDF)
The publication outlines a clear framework of analysis to help development and human rights practitioners to apply a human rights-based approach in developing, implementing and monitoring policies and programmes for the achievement of the MDGs.


Frequently asked questions on a human rights-based approach to development cooperationFrequently asked questions on a human rights-based approach to development cooperation (HR/PUB/06/8) (PDF)


Claiming Health, Human Rights and Poverty Reduction StrategiesHealth, Human Rights and Poverty Reduction Strategies (HR/PUB/08/5) (PDF)
(published jointly with the World Health Organization)


Amnesty International's reportAmnesty International's report, ‘From Promises to Delivery’outlines crucial steps governments can take to deliver meaningful progress on the MDGs over the next five years


MDG1 growth paper: Review of the MDG-1 income poverty target MDG1 growth paper: Review of the MDG-1 income poverty target and economic growth from a human rights perspective (PDF)


MDG1 growth paper: Review of the MDG-1 income poverty target Information Note: "Discrimination Kills" - Maternal Mortality  (PDF)


MDG1 growth paper: Review of the MDG-1 income poverty target OHCHR Study on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights (PDF)


Human Rights: Key to Keeping the MDG PromiseHuman Rights: Key to Keeping the MDG Promise (PDF)
Key Human Rights messages prepared for the 2010 MDG Review Summit