The Declaration on the Right to Development - Debate Cafe with UNSA
Dinsdag 04 december, 20h00
• Aula Tongersestraat 53
• Free entrance
New Location: Aula SBE, Tongersestraat 53, Maastricht (So it will NOT be at Café Forum, the location that was announced earlier)
The United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development unequivocally establishes development as a right and puts people at the centre of the development process. The document, adopted by the General Assembly on 4 December 1986, first proclaimed this inalienable right, declaring that everyone is "entitled to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development, in which all human rights and fundamental freedoms can be fully realized."
Join the Debate Café of tonight to talk with a panel of specialists about the value of this declaration and the role of NGOs, entrepreneurships, governance, economics and education.
Gustavo Arosemena, researcher and PhD candidate at the Maastricht Centre for Human Rights and the School of Human Rights Research of the Netherlands, Faculty of Law. His research focuses on the application of the right to a remedy to economic, social and cultural rights. Interests: The right to a remedy; non-monetary reparations; economic, social and cultural rights; human rights in international law and in comparative constitutional law
Wiebe Nauta, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Coordinator of the minor Globalization & Development, coordinator of module Globalization & Inequality. Keywords: The changing role of NGOs in South Africa; Governance and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa; Transnational linkages between civil society organizations in the Global South and Global North; Poverty, inequality and access to public goods; State-civil society-market relations; The role of emerging nations like South Korea and Brazil in Sub-Saharan Africa; Relationship between the urban and the rural; Land reform
Matteo Millone, PhD, School of Business and Economics. Millone has a multidisciplinary background in Economics, Law and Political Science. His work is focused on the interaction between social and financial performance at the level of both institutions and investors. At the moment he is working on benchmarking the performance of Microfinance Institutions (MFIs). European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE). Ecce is Maastricht University's School of Business and Economics is the world’s leading research institute on sustainable finance and responsible investing.
Moderator: Teun J. Dekker, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs/Lecturer. Philosophy in Politics, Law, Economics, History of Philosophy, Argumentation and Logic. Teun J. Dekker seeks to use the methods of Analytical Philosophy to cast light on social issues, bridging the humanities and the social sciences. His current research, supported by an NWO Veni grant, studies and evaluates the moral justifications of high wages in the public sector in a variety of political cultures. He completed his graduate studies at Oxford under G.A. Cohen, focusing on desert-based theories of justice, and continued this research at Yale University.
Organized by the United Nations Student Association Maastricht UNSA and Studium Generale
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