UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights call for input: expansion of the recognition, institutionalization and accountability framework for economic and social rights

The Special Rapporteur released a report in 2016 which sets out the Recognition, Institutionalization and Accountability (RIA) Framework for realising economic and social rights. He is currently carrying out a research project (pdf) to expand upon the 2016 report by investigating the extent of legislative recognition and institutionalisation of economic and social rights globally.  As well …

Women’s Budget Group event: What is feminist economics? – January 24 2019 (Manchester)

Date: January 24 2019 Time: 9:30am – 5pm Location: The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Ellen Wilkinson Building (Room B2.4), Manchester, M13 9PR Cost: Free The Women’s Budget Group invites you to attend the launch of their Early-Career Network, a full-day event to talk about feminist economics and the strive for a gender-equal economy. This …

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights report: Being Black in the EU

‘In the 21st century, there is no excuse for racial discrimination. Yet black people in the EU today are still victims of widespread and unacceptable levels of discrimination and harassment simply because of their skin colour’. 

This is according to the November 2018 report (pdf) from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which examines the experiences of nearly 6,000 black people in 12 European Union Member States.