Notable Developments

Civil society groups celebrate IFC's divestment from profit-driven school chain Bridge International Academies

A Joint Press Statement by Civil society groups celebrating the World Bank's divestment from profit-driven school chain Bridge International Academies

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ISER's Press Statement: 2022 Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

ISER's Press Statement as Uganda appears before the Human Rights Council for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

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ISER’s Oral Statement on Social Economic Rights and COVID 19 to the 69th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights

 A statement read at the 69th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights highlighting issues like prioritizing investment in public services, regulating private sector in social services, and COVID 19 vaccine inequity.

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ISER' Statement at the 38th Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC)

A Statement delivered by ISER on 15th November during the 38th Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC)

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ISER's submission to the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt, Other International Financial Obligations and Human Rights

In this submission to the UN's Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights, Prof. Attiya Waris, ISER raises stronger calls for transparency; better participation for all stakeholders in all critical decision-making processes; and key reforms to the international financial architecture.

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National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights

The National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights seeks to promote a harmonious relationship in which both businesses and communities can thrive by providing a comprehensive framework for coordination of multi-sectoral efforts to ensure respect for human rights in business operations. The goal of the plan is elimination of human rights violations and abuses in business activities by any person or entity.

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ISER Press Statement on the Launch of the NAP on Business and Human Rights

A press statement by ISER at the launch of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.

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The Future is Public: Global Manifesto for Public Services

Civil society organisations and movements on 25th October 2021 launched a landmark Manifesto calling for a renewed approach to public services, such as education, energy, food, health and care services, housing, social security, telecommunications, transportation, waste collection and disposal, and water and sanitation, to address the ecological, inequalities and other crises the world is currently facing.

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