“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

Development is a Human Right

Third session of the High-Level Task Force on the implementation of the right to development, 22-26 January 2007, Palais des Nations Room XXI, Geneva


The third task force meeting considered progress made towards application of the criteria to selected partnerships. In preparation for this meeting, members of the Task Force and the Secretariat undertook the methodological ground work, in consultation with selected international and regional development organizations, with a view to practically applying the criteria at the country level in the future.

List of documents 

Symbol number Title of document Languages


Report of the High-Level Task Force on the implementation of the right to development on its third session  E F S A C R
-Provisional agenda E
-Programme of work
-Information note
-Background documentation
A/HRC/2007/WG.2/TF/CRP.1 Background document on the criteria for periodic evaluation of global development partnerships from the perspective of the right to development: initial analyses of the UNECA/OECD-DAC Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in the context of NEPAD, the African Peer Review Mechanism and the OECD Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness E
-Short biographies of the members E
-Submission to the task-force on right to development, global partnerships and peer and partner reviewed by — Susan Mathews E
-Submission to the task-force on right to development by Felix Kirchmeier E