Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights


Country: International


To advocate for human rights in the area of economic, social and cultural rights.

Our work in development finance:

GIESCR works to bring human rights into development finance through advocacy for and enforcement of extra-territorial human rights obligations.


Geographic Focus: Global

Constituency/Partners: Children, Civil society organizations, Land rights, Rural communities, Urban communities, Women

Sector Focus: Education, Housing, Water

Financier Targets: World Bank

Coalition Work Group: Human Rights Defenders Campaign, Human Rights Due Diligence Project