Search for tag: "poverty"

Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 470 plays 0  

Episode 2: What are Economic and Social Rights Obligations?

This episode provides a general overview of economic and social rights duties.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 558 plays 0  

Episode 3: Progressive Realisation

This episode focuses on one of the key overarching obligations imposed by economic and social rights: progressive realisation.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 351 plays 0  

Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 307 plays 0  

Episode 6: The Minimum Core Obligation

This episode focuses on the duty of states to ensure the satisfaction of minimum essential levels of economic and social rights.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 250 plays 0  

Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 254 plays 0  

Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 85 plays 0  

Episode 10: The Right to Education

This episode outlines the right to education, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 100 plays 0  

Episode 11: Economic and Social Rights, Living Standards and Poverty

This episode addresses the connections between economic and social rights, living standards and poverty.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 131 plays 0  

Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Episode 8: The Right to Social Security

This episode outlines the right to social security, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 140 plays 0  

Episode 7: The Right to Adequate Housing

This episode outlines the right to adequate housing, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

From  Everdien Wood 0 likes 178 plays 0  

Energy for Life - tackling challenges faced by developing countries

Energy for Life will build on collaborations between the University of Nottingham and leading research institutions in Asia, Latin America and Africa to help overcome challenges faced by developing…

From  Debs Storey 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Why Study Transcendentals with Conor Cunningham

Conor Cunningham looks at the intimate connection between Goodness, Truth, and Beauty as these are studied by theologians. Together these are known as the transcendentals because they are…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Harvest Festival with Alison Milbank

Most of the time of most humans for most of history has been spent obtaining and preparing food for our survival. So for theists, food is both the gift of God and the work of human hands, and each…

From  Simon Barnett 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Concept house showcases fuel poverty

An entire street of ecohouses at The University of Nottingham has been completed with the opening of the Mark Group ecohouse. The house will showcase some of the latest designs and building…

From  Elizabeth Cass 0 likes 333 plays 0