Vienna +20 Resources
Report on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: 20 Years After Vienna
On October 3, 2013, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) hosted a daylong symposium to mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Vienna World Conference on Human Rights: Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: 20 Years After Vienna. The symposium brought together human rights activists, academics, and experts to discuss the significance and achievements of the Vienna conference, present-day challenges facing human rights, and pathways forward.
Center for Economic and Social Rights
Vienna at 20: Renewing strategies for economic and social justice (Geneva, May 29-30, 2013)
United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The 20th Anniversary of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Vienna +20 CSO Declaration (2013)
Declaration developed at the Vienna +20 Action Week that took place in June 2013. Written by multiple influential parties of the international human rights world, it was adopted as the most recent declaration promoting adequate human rights.
VIENNA +20 - The World Has Changed Considerably, As Women's Rights Are Taken More Seriously As Human Rights by Tolmay, S. (2013)
Interview with Charlotte Bunch, Founding Director and Senior Scholar of the Center for Women's Global Leadership, illustrating why Vienna +20 is necessary for progress on international human rights.
Women’s Human Rights: 20 Years After Vienna by Bunch, C. (2013)
These articles provide a brief history of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights. Also, includes an analysis of why the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action made significant contributions to putting women’s rights on the human right’s agenda.
Les voix des femmes et «les droits de l´homme» (French) edited by Bunch, C., Hinojosa, C. & Reilly, N. (2000)
Selection of work includes an article on the politics of language and chapters on the concept and history of the Global Campaign for Women’s Human Rights.
Los derechos de las mujeres son derechos humanos: Crónica de una movilización mundial (Spanish) edited by Bunch, C., Hinojosa, C. & Reilly, N. (2000)
Publication includes a selection of testimonies and judges’ statements from the Global Campaign for Women’s Human Rights hearings.
Demanding Accountability: The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Women's Human Rights by Bunch, C. & Reilly, N. (1994)
This book presents a comprehensive history and analysis of the systematic organizing efforts of women prior to, during, and after the UN World Conference on Human Rights.
Testimonies of the Global Tribunal on Violations of Women's Human Rights compiled by Reilly, N. (1994)
Includes full transcripts of thirty-three testimonies by women from twenty-five countries at the “Global Tribunal on Violations of Women’s Human Rights” at the UN World Conference on Human Rights.