“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

Publications and resources


Training Materials

Compendium of articles from an online course on the right to development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
This compendium of articles comprises the core reading material for an e-learning module on Operationalizing the Right to Development in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Policy Briefs

Illicit Financial Flows and the Right to Development:

Posters and graphics


Poster: Development is a Human Right

"Development is a Human Right" posters in 6 UN official languages

Poster UN Declaration on the Right to development in English

UN Declaration on the Right to development (2011)
A booklet containing the text of the Declaration on the Right to Development (each article illustrated by a photo)
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Poster
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Right to Development logo Right to Development logo

Publications


Frequently Asked Questions on the Right to Development – Fact sheet 37
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Development is a human right: An introduction to the Right to Development (PPT)
Introduction to the Right to Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (PPT)
Quote from the High Commissioner for Human Rights in EnglishQuote from the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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A book "Realizing the Right to Development: Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development"
This UN publication presents a wide range of in-depth analytical studies by more than 30 international experts covering the context, meaning and application of this right and its potential to shape human rights and development policy and practice. 

A pamphlet introducing OHCHR's book "Realizing the Right to Development: Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development"
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