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manuel_montes-tnAkha Coffee WorkerThirty years ago, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Right to Development (“the Declaration”).   Is this anniversary worth celebrating?  Has this declaration outlived its usefulness and its anniversary best forgotten?   My answer is NO.

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Khor 1Human_RightsThe principle of providing social protection for the poor and vulnerable is on the rise, but some countries have cut welfare benefits due to recession.

 

 

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Khor 1ChildrenPolitical leaders reviewed the UN’s Millennium Goals and agreed to launch negotiations for a Development Summit in 2015, a welcome re-commitment to development which is difficult to achieve.

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