César Rodríguez-Garavito

César Rodríguez-Garavito is the Co-Editor of OpenGlobalRights and Visiting Clinical Professor at NYU Law School. He recently edited Business and Human Rights: Beyond the End of the Beginning (Cambridge) and contributed to The Human Right to a Healthy Environment (Cambridge).

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Anti-capitalist human rights for the 21st Century

October 24, 2019
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
العربية | Español

In addition to asking whether or not human rights reinforce the status quo, we should address the following ...

 

For human rights to have a future, we must consider time

June 10, 2019
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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Obsessed with pushing spatial boundaries, the human rights community left aside concerns about time. ...

 

Climate change and human rights: lessons from litigation for the Amazon

April 25, 2019
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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Lawsuits have become an increasingly frequent route for urgent action on climate change, but the impact ...

 

Reimagining human rights as a frame of justice

September 12, 2018
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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The future of human rights as a frame of justice depends on our capacity to create, detect, and foster ...

 

Populism and human rights: a new playbook

June 28, 2018
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito & Krizna Gomez
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With populist leaders stoking nationalism and violating basic rights, traditional advocacy strategies ...

 

Scientists and activists collaborate to bring hard data into advocacy

November 21, 2017
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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A new collaboration in Colombia is bringing together activists, scientists, physicians and other experts ...

 

Trump’s victory could push the human rights movement to transform

December 10, 2016
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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Donald Trump’s victory is a threat to human rights, but could it also push the movement to transform ...

 

The ‘soft vengeance’ of peace in Colombia

November 2, 2015
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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An agreement recently concluded between the Colombian government and the FARC rebels promises both peace ...

 

Muzzling humor in the Ecuadorean Revolution

March 30, 2015
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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In Ecuador, Rafael Correa’s government muzzles critique and attacks satirists in an increasingly anti-democratic ...

 

Multiple boomerangs: new models of global human rights advocacy

January 21, 2015
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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The global human rights field is being transformed, and activists are inventing new, less hierarchical ...

 

Against reductionist views of human rights

July 30, 2013
By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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César Rodríguez-Garavito responds to Stephen Hopgood and Aryeh Neier, criticising both sides of the ...