“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

Right to Development

Development is a Human Right

Presentations and statements

  • Mr. Craig Mokhiber, Officer-in-Charge, Development and Economic and Social Issues Branch, OHCHR
  • Mr. Anand Grover, Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Dr. Stephen Marks, Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
  • Mr. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
  • Dr. Hans Hogerzeil, Director, Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies, and Dr. Annemiek van Bolhuis, Non-Communicable Diseases and Mental Health,World Health Organization
  • Ms. Thuy Huong Ha, Director, and Mr. Abu Saleh, Pharmaceutical Management Unit, The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
  • Mr. Emmanuel Tronc, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, and Mr. Tido von Schoen –Angerer, General Director of the Access Campaign to essential Medicines, Médecins Sans Frontières