UN Women / CSW

The Commission on the Status of Women – CSW The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)  was established by ECOSOC resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946 with the aim to prepare recommendations and reports to the Council on promoting women’s rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields. The Commission also makes recommendations to…

Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the result of the experience of the Second World War. With the end of that war, and the creation of the United Nations, the international community vowed never again to…

Business and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights There are times in humanity’s history when there is a convergence of issues that create the conditions for a new  evolutionary cycle. Unfortunately, some surges contains within them the possibility for unsustainability which can lead to the destruction of natural ecosytems and populations. This poses a danger to the survival of…