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Published by United Nations. Dept. of Public Information in [New York .
Written in English


  • United Nations. -- General Assembly.,
  • Human rights.,
  • Economic development.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFiftieth Anniversary Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948-1998, all human rights for all
ContributionsUnited Nations. Dept. of Public Information.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19454466M

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This book provides a comprehensive account of how child development and the right to development of children have been understood in international children's rights law. It argues that any conceptions of childhood focussed either on children's future as adults, or on children's lives in the present, overlook the hybridity of children's lived Cited by: 1.   This book examines the legal and moral foundations of the right to development, addressing the major issues. It then considers the right to development in the global economy, noting the challenges of globalization and identifying key principles such as differential treatment of developing countries, participation and cturer: Hart Publishing. The Right to Development (RTD) is a new and highly contested right. Its emergence is linked to the demand for a ‘new international economic order’ by developing countries. Composite in nature and integrating civil and political rights with economic, social and cultural rights, the RTD approach underscores participation, a fair sharing of. This book is devoted to the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development. It contains a collection of analytical studies of various aspects of the right to development, which include the rule of law and good governance, aid, trade, debt, technology transfer, intellectual property, access.

“The right to development is an inalienable human right by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and. The Declaration on the Right to Development constitutes an international instrument of primary importance, for it asserts the right to development as a human right in all its dimensions and unequivocally clarifies the principles that should regulate international relations, all in a spirit of equality and mutual re­spect tending toward its full realization. book will advance thinking on possible applica-tions of international law to the challenge of im- The right to development is a special right, in the sense that it is a composite of all, or at least the basic rights. But in all other respects, it is as much. The Right to Development is a relatively new human rights concept. Its content, nature and status are still contested by academic scholars, and the inter- governmental process aiming to reach a political consensus on its meaning and practical interpretation is highly politicised. This report defines it as containing the following core elements.

The right to development was first recognized in in Article 22 of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights as a definitive individual and collective right. Article 22() provides that: "All peoples shall have the right to their economic, social and cultural development with due regard to their freedom and identity and in the equal enjoyment of the common heritage of mankind.".   Book Description Offering a comprehensive analysis of the human right to development and its realistic application in an era of economic globalization, Daniel Aguirre provides a multidisciplinary overview of economic globalization and examines its challenges to the realization of human development. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child tells a familiar, and very convincing, story about children, childhood, child development, and human rights. Under the Convention, the child is perceived as a person in the making who should enjoy the maximum available resources in order to develop into a competent adult at the age of The book accounts for the legal dimensions of the fight against poverty and the right to development as seen from domestic law, deals with the domestic contributions to the international legal framework and examines cross-cutting themes of the contemporary state-of-play.