“We, heads of State and Government, … are committed to making the right to development a reality for everyone and to freeing the entire human race from want.”
UN Millennium Declaration
Development is a Human Right
The twenty-first session of the Working Group on the Right to Development
17-21 May 2021, Conference Room XIX, Palais des Nations, Geneva
At this session, the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development will continue reviewing progress made in the implementation of the right to development
It will hold an interactive dialogue with the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the right to development and the Special Rapporteur on the right to development and consider contributions made by States and stakeholders to the implementation of the right to development including in the context of national implementation of the SDGs.
The Working Group will also commence the discussion of a draft legally binding instrument on the right to development
UN Member and Observer States, specialized agencies and other international organizations, national human rights institutions with "A status" accreditation, and NGOs with ECOSOC consultative status may participate in the Working Group.
All participants are required to register using the registration form for the 21st session of the Working Group.