GC Human Rights Preparedness

The 10th Woman

The word crisis derives from krinomai, an ancient Greek word with meanings such as separating and sorting, but also distinguishing and deciding. A crisis creates a moment of truth and a possible wormhole to the future, to another future. Today, however, we are only acquainted with the negative connotation of this word. And that is unfortunate since a crisis can be so much more than a disaster.

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COVID-19 and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

In this contribution I would like to take look at the response to the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspective of a UN human rights treaty body, namely the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which, because of its mandate, has a particular responsibility in this respect.

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Human Rights Community — Preparing for the Next Major Crisis

Eamon Gilmore, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, welcomes GC Human Rights Preparedness as innovative, important and essential.

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Introducing GC Human Rights Preparedness

#BuildBackBetter is one of the hashtags from the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It speaks to hope, and to history too.

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