Ignacio Saiz

Ignacio Saiz is executive director of the Center for Economic and Social Rights and former director of policy at the international secretariat of Amnesty International.

 
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Rising inequality is a wake-up call for human rights

May 29, 2018
By: Ignacio Saiz
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The challenges that economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement but a wake-up call for a more holistic ...

 

Tackling inequality as injustice: four challenges for the human rights agenda

March 30, 2016
By: Gaby Oré Aguilar & Ignacio Saiz
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Human rights can help confront economic inequality, but four conceptual, normative, strategic and methodological challenges must be overcome.

Transforming the development agenda requires more, not less, attention to human rights

September 15, 2014
By: Radhika Balakrishnan & Ignacio Saiz

The UN General Assembly later this month will begin negotiations over the content of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to succeed the ...

 

Human rights and social justice: the in(di)visible link

July 3, 2013
By: Ignacio Saiz & Alicia Ely Yamin

The distinction that Aryeh Neier draws between human rights and social justice is premised on a limited notion of what constitutes “power”, ...