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1 Human Rights-Based Approach in the Programming Process Session 4

2 Session objectives Understand what a human rights-based approach to programming is Understand the importance and added value of HRBA to development programming Understand the main implications of applying a human rights-based approach to UN common programming

3 1.All programmes of development co-operation, policies and technical assistance should further the realization of human rights as laid down in the UDHR and other international human rights instruments 2.Human rights standards and principles guide all development cooperation and programming in all sectors and in all phases of the programming process 3.Development cooperation contributes to the development of the capacities of duty-bearers to meet their obligations and/or of rights-holders to claim their rights 1.All programmes of development co-operation, policies and technical assistance should further the realization of human rights as laid down in the UDHR and other international human rights instruments 2.Human rights standards and principles guide all development cooperation and programming in all sectors and in all phases of the programming process 3.Development cooperation contributes to the development of the capacities of duty-bearers to meet their obligations and/or of rights-holders to claim their rights GOAL PROCESS OUTCOME UN Common Understanding on HRBA

4 HRBA does not replace but adds value to other development approaches Normative value universal legal standards for a life with dignity Instrumental value Contributes to more sustainable development outcomes Ensures a higher quality of the process Clarifies the purpose of capacity development Institutional reasons (UN comparative advantage) impartiality to deal with sensitive issues holistic analysis and integral responses to problems

5 Needs Based Action is voluntary/optional Needs are contextual and open- ended Deserve help Passive beneficiaries - can be invited to participate Pragmatic ways to work with structures Development is technocratic - for the experts Hierarchy of needs Human Rights Based Action is mandatory Universal and legally established claims and entitlements Entitled to enforceable rights Active participants by right Power structures must be effectively changed Development transforms behaviours, institutions and empowers rights holders Rights are indivisible and interdependent though in any situation practical prioritisation may be required Other approaches

6 2) Human rights standards and principles guide all development cooperation and programming in all sectors and in all phases of the programming process PROCESS Human Rights Standards…...define the… …limits of the……Playing field. Human Rights principles define the rules of the game

7 Human Rights Standards The minimum normative content of the right: the type of claims and obligations that the right implies at the minimum in practice In programming, the standards guide the… …Identification of development challenges as human rights issues (Assessment) …analysis of roles and capacities of rights-holders and duty bearers …definition of development objectives …formulation of corresponding benchmarks and indicators

8 Human Rights Principles Universality and inalienability Indivisibility Interdependence and Inter- relatedness Equality and non- discrimination Participation and inclusion Accountability and rule of law

9 3) Development cooperation contributes to the development of the capacities of duty-bearers to meet their obligations and/or of rights-holders to claim their rights OUTCOME Right-holders: persons (aprox.) Every individual, either a man woman or child, of any race, ethnic group or social condition To some extent groups : e.g. Indigenous Peoples Duty-bearers: Much less Primarily States In some cases individuals have specific obligations Individuals and private entities have generic responsibilities towards the community to respect the rights of others Development partners

10 Claims right from Fulfils responsibility towards Rights holders Duty bearers Enabled to respect, protect and fulfill rights ParticipationParticipation AccountabilityAccountability Enabled to hold duty bearer to account Further the realization of Human Rights for all (equality and non- discrimination)

11 A HRBA helps the UN and partners to answer 4 critical questions: Who has been left behind? Why? Which rights are at stake? Who has to do something about it? What do they need, to take action? Process and outcome are equally important In conclusion: 4 Critical questions

12 Exercise: Human Rights Principles 1.Each table will be assigned a human rights principle in order to discuss and unpack the meaning of the principle in more operational terms. 2. The group will provide maximum 3 questions to address the content of the principle in a manner that can be used in the programming context. Provide one card per question. Equality and non-discrimination Participation Accountability (1 & 2)


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