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22 Sep 2022, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
The Court recognized that the rights of life, health, freedom, and human dignity are substantially linked and determined by the environment and the ecosystem.[5] Another clear indication of the Global South lead in climate change jurisprudence is the recent Supreme Court of Brazil ruling (June 2022) to recognize the Paris Agreement as a human rights treaty.[6] Such designation as human rights treaty—the first of its kind concerning the Paris Agreement… [read post]
22 Sep 2022, 1:12 am
Because I believe democracy remains humanity’s greatest instrument to address the challenges of our time. [read post]
15 Sep 2022, 6:47 am by The Petrie-Flom Center Staff
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) oversees the funding of IDD services in the U.S., and despite the plea of Senators Murray, Hassan, and Warren, the agency has made no effort to collect data on COVID-19 outcomes among those receiving IDD services. [read post]
13 Sep 2022, 7:00 am by Guest Blogger
It would be far better if liberal legislators could simply make a case for abortion and labor rights on their own merits without having to bother with the Constitution. [read post]
12 Sep 2022, 5:55 am by Ari Tolany
Code, one of the “Leahy laws,” bars Department of Defense (DoD) appropriated funds from training, equipping, or providing other assistance for foreign units who have committed gross violations of human rights. [read post]
But most civil society organizations in New Zealand will still lack sufficient funding to meaningfully engage with the mechanisms that the code will create. [read post]
26 Aug 2022, 7:08 am by The Petrie-Flom Center Staff
Society understandably balks at propertization of human genes or other substances, but the draft bill clarifies that “unmodified” human genes and other materials as they exist in the human body are ineligible for patenting. [read post]
25 Aug 2022, 6:00 am by Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Across the world, we see a sustained practice of abusing counterterrorism language and laws to target, silence, and harm civil society and human rights defenders. [read post]
25 Aug 2022, 5:53 am by Annie Shiel
Although the Senate has not yet taken up the bill on the floor, informal negotiations are likely already underway in the face of a crowded legislative calendar, and it’s uncertain what the remainder of the process will look like. [read post]
22 Aug 2022, 5:56 am by Rachel Margolis
Latin America is one of the world’s most dangerous regions for human rights activists, and the criminalization of human rights defenders and civil society actors — loosely defined as the misuse of criminal law to impede their work — is on the rise. [read post]
21 Aug 2022, 5:57 am by Giles Peaker
With a mission to transform lives through knowledge, it delivers high quality academic programmes, brings benefits to society through its research in the humanities and social sciences, and leverages intellectual connections through public engagement. [read post]
11 Aug 2022, 6:30 am by Kelly Goles
The Aninishinabek Nation Agreement draws on cultural rights as a solution to create a more equitable Canadian society. [read post]
11 Aug 2022, 3:29 am by Thu, 08/11/2022 - 10:29 Since 2006, with the primary goal of advancing federal animal protection legislation, the Humane Society Legislative Fund has published the Humane Scorecard to track the relevant votes, co-sponsorships, and other actions of federal lawmakers. [read post]
10 Aug 2022, 4:45 am by Charnovitz
In recent decades, although the US has provided more project funding to the ILO, US initiative in the ILO is lacking. [read post]
10 Aug 2022, 4:45 am by Charnovitz
In recent decades, although the US has provided more project funding to the ILO, US initiative in the ILO is lacking. [read post]
9 Aug 2022, 9:48 am by Sandy Levinson
Board of Education (1947) that suggested that no public funds should ever go to help fund religious schools. [read post]
9 Aug 2022, 8:32 am by
The deadline was set following a May 2021 petition filed by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund and Sierra Club. [read post]