Economic, social and cultural rights
The realisation of economic, social, and cultural rights has not improved in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean over the recent years. The region remains one of the most unequal in the world with the top 10% of earners sharing roughly 60% of the national income. Women, youth, the elderly, vulnerable groups, and minorities are particularly exposed to these inequalities in the MENA region. The EU has a responsibility for this situation, notably by failing to properly involve civil society in trade negotiations and investment agreements.
EuroMed Rights is pleased to invite you to its webinar: The mounting socio-economic impacts of climate change in the MENA region
The human rights impact of international financial institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region: a joint position paper
Ahead of the upcoming Annual Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Marrakech, EuroMed Rights’ Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Working Group publishes a joint position
Austerity contravenes human rights: EuroMed Rights latest publication highlights the impacts of austerity in the Euro-Mediterranean region
How is austerity impacting human rights in the euro-mediterranean region ? EuroMed Rights publishes today a new factsheet looking at the role of International Financial Institutions (IFIs) on the spread