“To leave no one behind “ is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda. This goal cannot be reached without the promotion and protection of human rights and principles such as equality, transparency, participation and non-discrimination. The “Rights-Based Approach (RBA)” in international cooperation combines sustainable development and human rights and focusses on the achievement of both factors. The RBA features prominently in the new draft European Consensus on Development: it stipulates that “the EU and its Member States will implement a rights-based approach to development cooperation”. Sweden and Germany actively support the European Commission in institutionalizing the approach and have years of experience working with the RBA. During the event, Sida and GIZ will share insights into their work.
This edition of the C4C series will:
Capacity4Change (C4C) is an event series organized in Brussels by GIZ in cooperation with selected partner institutions and organisations. C4C aims to enrich the Brussels policy debate with practical know-how and implementation experiences. It features innovative approaches, challenging analyses, interesting publications and thought provoking ideas.