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Level Title Institution Country Description
International Frequently Asked Questions on a Human Rights - Based Approach to Development Cooperation Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) International

Gives answers to several commonly asked questions regarding planning human rights activities such as what is the relationship between human rights and poverty reduction.

International General Comment 10 - The role of national human rights institutions in the protection of economic, social and cultural rights United Nations, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights International

 

The UN Committee points out the potentially crucial role that human rights institutions are to play in promoting and ensuring the indivisibility and interdependence of all Human Rights.

International Gender responsive budgeting United Nations Development Fund for Women International

Gender-responsive budgeting (GRB) is government planning, programming and budgeting that contributes to the advancement of gender equality and the fulfilment of women's rights. It entails identifying and reflecting needed interventions to address gender gaps in sector and local government policies, plans and budgets. GRB also aims to analyze the gender-differentiated impact of revenue-raising policies and the allocation of domestic resources and Official Development Assistance.

International Budgeting for Women’s Rights: Monitoring Government Budgets for Compliance with CEDAW United Nations Development Fund for Women International

 

 

This report provides a framework for applying a rights-approach to budgets from a gender perspective that defines the requirements of good budget performance in the planning, formulation and execution stages. It also details the elements that require a critical assessment of budget policy making processes, the appropriateness of budget allocations, and the standard principles for non-discriminatory economic and budgets policies.

International, National United Nations Treaty Collection United Nations International

Provides information regarding the status of all the Treaties relating to Human Rights that have been adopted by the United Nations.

International Budget Analysis to Advance the Right to Food: “Many a slip…” United Nations - Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) International

This handbook highlights the vital role of the budget in order to implement sufficient policies to ensure the right to food for everybody.

International Economic Costs of Roma Social Exclusion World Bank International

Identifying problems connected to Roma exclusion and provides information and data such as population estimates and fiscal losses deriving from this phenomenon

International Economic Costs of Roma Social Exclusion World Bank International

Identifying problems connected to Roma exclusion and provides information and data such as population estimates and fiscal losses deriving from this phenomenon

International Urban Policies and the Right to the City: Rights, Responsibilities and Citizenship UNESCO International

The UNESCO UN-HABITAT project on Urban Policies and the Right to the City: Rights, responsibilities and citizenship was launched at UNESCO Headquarters in March 2005. The project seeks to forge consensus amongst key actors, in particular local authorities, on public policy and legislation that combines urban development with social equity and justice.

International European Coalition of Cities Against Racism UNESCO – European Coalition of Cities Against Racism International

 

This network serves as a tool for decision support for cities and municipal authorities in their daily struggle against racism. Their work includes establishing a system of data collection and developing appropriate indicators.

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