The Common Good Foundation has launched its report “Navigating Business and Human Rights in South Asia” which can be accessed below.
The report covers three thematic areas: children’s rights, indigenous peoples rights, and the environment. The report includes recommendations on how governments and businesses can align themselves with international principles on human rights.
To download the report please click here or you can read below
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights aims to protect and promote the basic necessities for life which includes rights to adequate healthcare, access to food and water, education, and to take part in cultural life. The report examines whether or not these rights have been fully granted to indigenous groups within Asia. Highlighting the voices of the groups who participated, the report concludes with recommendations on how state parties can strengthen the application of the Convention for indigenous communities in Asia.
Continue reading Report: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Indigenous Groups in Asia
The Common Good Foundation hosted a two day workshop on Economic, Cultural, and Social rights in Asia. Indigenous groups from different parts of Asia participated in the workshop held at Canterbury Christ Church University.
Continue reading Economic, Cultural, Social Rights Workshop concludes
The CGF in partnership with Griffith College is hosting its 2nd annual Human Rights and Mass Atrocity Seminar from June 19 – 21, 2019. The seminar is chaired by Dr. Thamil Ananthavinayagan and Regina Paulose.
The seminar will cover topics such as universal jurisdiction, prosecution of genocide cases, starvation as a mass atrocity crime, wildlife trafficking, indigenous rights, and disability rights.
More information about the program, including registration and costs, can be found here.
Special thanks to our sponsor: The World Peace through Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association.