This publication, produced jointly by the UN, UNDP, World Bank Group and GFDDR, guides governments in developing disaster recovery frameworks. Included are best practices that promote inclusiveness and sustainability, which can be adapted and applied to a variety of situations.
This briefing outlines the consequences of climate change with respect to human rights and the obligations states have to address them. Included is a set of recommendations for the UNFCCC to integrate human rights into their existing framework.
This document provides definitions of empowerment, approaches to empowerment in policy and practice, indicators of empowerment, and implications for policy and strategy.
This policy paper for the Beijing+10 and the MDG+5 Reviews was developed for the Beijing+10 and MCG+5 reviews in 2005. The paper aims at showing the interlinkages between the CEDAW, the BPFA, and the MDGs, and to emphasize that the MDGs must be developed further from the perspective of human rights, poverty eradication, and the empowerment of women.