SC Submission, January 2021
South Centre’s Submission to the 3rd Intersessional Meeting for Dialogue and Cooperation on Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Strengthening human rights for fighting inequalities and building back better
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global crisis without precedent in modern history. Its effects have not been felt equally among all countries as it has exacerbated the profound economic and social inequalities affecting the most vulnerable. In light of the lessons, we have learned – and are still learning – from the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Intersessional Meeting for Dialogue and Cooperation on Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda serves as a vital opportunity to understand the needs and realities of those who are still ‘left behind’.
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This article was tagged: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Access to Health, Business and Human Rights, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Debt Sustainability, Human Rights, Inequality, Innovation, International Solidarity, Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) System, Legally Binding Instrument, Pandemic, Right to Development (RtD), Social Inclusion, South-South Cooperation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Technology Transfer, Unilateral Coercive Measures, United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), Universal Health Coverage (UHC)