Economic and Social Rights

UNGP Reporting Framework: Salient Human Rights Issues

This short introductory video explains a key concept of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework: salient human rights issues. The video was produced by Shift and Mike Baab. Learn more about the UNGP Reporting Framework and salient human rights issues at and about Mike Baab at

A step forward – on Cambodia’s process of indigenous identity recognition

The UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples states that “Indigenous peoples have the right to the lands, territories and resources which they have traditionally owned, occupied or otherwise used or acquired.” In Cambodia the legal framework establishes a way for Indigenous People to obtain a communal title to their ancestral lands. This video describes the first of the 3 steps of this process, namely the recognition of the Indigenous People Identity of a community seeking a communal land title.

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Businesses impact human rights wherever, and however, they operate. In 2011, the UN issued a set of guidelines defining who is responsible for addressing these impacts. So what do these principles say, and why are they a big deal? Watch this short video, created by human rights consultant Mike Baab, for an introduction to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Stop Forced Evictions, OHCHR, December 2015

GENEVA (14 December 2015) – Each year, millions of people are forcibly displaced from their homes and their land, although making people homeless is a human rights violation. OHCHR's short video, "Stop Forced Evictions," shows the immeasurable impact of these forcible displacements on the lives of people all over the world.

Indigenous communities in Cambodia claim land rights

Indigenous communities in Cambodia claim land rights

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