Realizing the Right to Development
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Realizing the Right to Development

Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development

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 to medicines and climate change in the context of an enabling environment at the local, regional and international levels. It also explores the issues of poverty, women and indigenous peoples within the theme of social justice and equity. The book considers the strides that have been made over the years in measuring progress in implementing the right to development and possible ways forward to make the right to development a reality for all in an increasingly fragile, interdependent and ever-changing world.
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The previous parts established the normative content and guiding principles of the right to development. These remain abstract unless and until they inform the practice of international relations and domestic policy. The purpose of this part is to examine, from the right to development perspective, key partnerships through which development is supposed to take place and to ask whether and how the norms and principles of the right to development have any impact upon them.