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Human Rights Council: Impact of economic reforms on human rights

Thursday, 28 February, 2019

Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of human rightswill present next February 28 to the Human Rights Council a guiding principles proposal on “human rights impact assessment of economic reforms” (Report A/HRC/40/57). This new framework will aim at assisting States, international finance institutions, creditors, civil society and other stakeholders in ensuring that economic policies remain anchored in human rights standards.

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