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SCORE: SDGs 1, HUMAN RIGHTS 0? THE SDGs ARE A POLITICALLY NEGOTIATED CONSENSUS THAT HAS NO SIGNIFICANT HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT MECHANISM BUILT IN.

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Food for a mushy thought   Human Rights Reader 387   SDGs: “We must avoid every temptation to fall into a declarationist nominalism which would assuage our consciences.” (Pope Francis)   Unfortunately, the Sustainable Development Goal targets shied away from explicitly mentioning the need to address extreme wealth and the need to implement redistributive policies, […]

THE GOOD THING ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS IS THAT THEY ARE HERE TO STAY WHETHER THE SDGs DRAFTERS BELIEVED IN THEM AS PIVOTAL TO THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS OR NOT. (part two of two)

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Food for a staying thought (2)   Human Rights Reader 382   Ultimately, success will depend on how we contribute to foster the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in a human rights-compliant manner. (H.R. Schillinger) So, in order to add significant leverage to our work in the coming years, working towards the realization […]

WHAT IS UNLIKELY TO MAKE IT INTO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs)

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Food for an unfortunately powerless thought   Human Rights Reader 359     Yes, as one of the SDGs says, the problem the world faces is not a problem of food production, but one of underconsumption by those rendered poor. But beware: We do not need to bring in the private sector to build up […]




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