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Human Development Report 2000

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OVERVIEW Human rights and human development for freedom and solidarity UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS GLOSSARY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER ONE Human rights and human development Common motivation and basic compatibility What human rights add to human...


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OVERVIEW Human rights and human development for freedom and solidarity UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS GLOSSARY ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER ONE Human rights and human development Common motivation and basic compatibility What human rights add to human development What human development adds to human rights The nature of duties associated with human rights THE ONGOING GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CHAPTER TWO Struggles for human freedoms The struggle continues Freedom from discrimination for equality Freedom from want for a decent standard of living Freedom for the realization of one's human potential Freedom from fear with no threats to personal security Freedom from injustice Freedom of participation, expression and association Freedom for decent work without exploitation Emerging issues in human rights Annex Growing commitment to human rights CHAPTER THREE Inclusive democracy secures rights The link between human rights and democracy How and why some democracies harm human rights Policy responses advancing human rights through an inclusive democracy CHAPTER FOUR Rights empowering people in the fight against poverty Rights and capabilities as ends and means of escaping poverty Resources and economic growth a means to realizing human rights Global justice obligations and responsibilities of state and non-state actors to design a pro-poor global order Human rights to empower poor people in their fight against poverty CHAPTER FIVE Using indicators for human rights accountability Building accountability Why statistics? Creating indicators: from development to rights Respecting, protecting and fulfilling rights Ensuring key principles and adequate action Ensuring secure access Identifying actors The way forward Annex Assessing progress in human rights and human development CHAPTER SIX Promoting rights in human development Priorities for national action Priorities for international action A summary of actions to realize a vision for the 21st century REFERENCES SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS Human rights and intervention in the 21st century Kofi Annan Transition to democracy and human rights Olusegun Obasanjo Universality and priorities Mary Robinson BOXES 2.1. The long struggle for women s rights 2.2. Democracy s advance 2.3. Empowering poor people political activism and people s mobilization 2.4. Evolution of international workers rights 2.5. Respecting human rights crucial in dealing with HIV/AIDS 3.1. The power of shame a weapon for human rights NGOs 3.2. Racism against immigrants and other minorities in Western Europe 3.3. A murder that didn't silence a message 3.4. Horizontal inequality and conflict 3.5. The importance of laughter and forgetting 3.6. Minority rights and horizontal inequality the parliamentary responses in Belgium and Switzerland 3.7. The values of Asia 3.8. Malaysia s response to race riots addressing horizontal inequality 3.9. Transition from a brutal past to an open society in South Africa and Cambodia 3.10. Strengthening the rule of law in Argentina and El Salvador 3.11. Ownership of structural adjustment the rights approach in India 3.12. The John Le Carr approach to economic policy structural adjustment by stealth 4.1. Poverty, human rights and human development 4.2. Democracy and action to avoid famine 4.3. Mobilizing civil and political rights for economic, social and cultural rights 4.4. Building capabilities to secure rights for the next generation 4.5. Inadequacies and biases in public spending for basic social services 4.6. Human rights accountability of global corporations 4.7. Marginalization of poor countries from the bounty of the world economy

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Human Development Report 2000, now in its eleventh edition, provides a thought provoking analysis of two interrelated and intertwined issues: human rights and human development. The Report traces the history of the struggle for human rights as a common human experience and outlines the new frontier of the rights agenda for the 21st Century. It demonstrates the ways in which human rights enrich human development goals by adding moral force and ideas of claims, duties, and obligations. It shows how human development, in turn, brings a dynamic long-term perspective to human rights by adding more concrete analysis and quantification. Analyzing how human rights must be respected, protected, and fulfilled in the development process, Human Development Report 2000 addresses the accountability of governments to fulfill their duties. It also provides a timely analysis of the duties and obligations of newer actors in the fields of human rights and human development such as corporations, NGOs, in
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