A report on poverty and human rights ... and why current poverty reduction policies fail ...
with a fresh look on poverty and a constantly necessary reference to human rights
Read the report, also available in French and Spanish, published by CETIM, Geneva.
‘Sustainable development’ remains a controversial concept, though it is still part of the dominant discourse on ecology and climate change. Activists have pointed to the impossibility and undesirability of ‘development’ – a western concept intrinsically linked to economic growth and to a reprehensible modernity, so they say – and the equally unacceptable and undesirable ‘sustainability’ which, according to them, perpetuates an unjust world order.