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THE HUMAN RIGHTS CONCEPT IS CREEPING-IN INTO THE DEVELOPMENT LINGO IN A DISTORTED MANNER AND IN THE WRONG CONTEXT; NOWADAYS THIS IS A CURRENT OCCURRENCE (L. Lhotska)

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Food for an out of context thought   Human Rights Reader 351   In the right context, human rights are relevant to all dimensions of sustainable development. They must shape the purpose and content of all its goals, its targets and the metrics used to measure progress, as well as the way duty bearer commitments […]

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The latest draft of the Secretary General’s Synthesis Report is just out.   Attempting a contribution, I have carefully read it.   With all due respect for the SG, and being an old development warrior, I chose to take a devil’s advocate view of it –-a sort of dispassionate reality check without any hype, primarily […]

Key questions to guide the UN Post-2015 High Level Panel’s work and consultations on the future development agenda.

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  Suggested responses by Claudio Schuftan in a personal capacity.   I. Qs on lessons learned and context: 1. What have the MDGs achieved? What lessons can be learned about designing goals to have maximum impact? The mix of MDGs achievements/shortcomings is by now well known. The question here is: Do we really want to […]




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