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.Espanol | French | Arabic |
Time for a rights-based global economic stimulus to tackle COVID-19
During this pandemic, economic rescue packages—nationally and globally—must protect the socioeconomic rights of those most at risk.
Global protests demand human rights actors tackle economic injustice
Human rights advocates should be as concerned with the economic injustices giving rise to recent worldwide demonstrations as with the repressive responses to them.
Rising inequality is a wake-up call for human rights
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 approach.
Tackling inequality as injustice: four challenges for the human rights agenda
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
The UN General Assembly later this month will begin negotiations over the content of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to succeed the Millennium Development ...
Human rights and social justice: the in(di)visible link
The distinction that Aryeh Neier draws between human rights and social justice is premised on a limited notion of what constitutes “power”, argue Ignacio Saiz and ...