Economic Justice

Publications

Executive Summary Decision T-543 of 2017

The Constitutional Court held that the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce censored the organization Educar Consumidores, and it cautioned the Superintendency that henceforth it could not exercise prior control over informational contents.
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Overweight and counterweights

Through field work in twelve schools in Ciudad Bolívar in Bogotá, this document shows the need for the State to regulate and monitor the supply and advertising of ultra-processed food products in school environments.
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The struggle for social rights

This book, in addition to showing to what extent social rights rulings are implemented in the world, also studies causal factors and strategies that have shown practical utility.
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Business and Human Rights. Beyond the End of the Beginning

The regulation of business in the global economy poses one of the main challenges for governance, as illustrated by the dynamic scholarly and policy debates about the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and a possible international treaty on the matter.
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Land restitution, housing policy, and productive projects: Ideas for the post-agreement period

This document aims to examine the results of the land restitution process, with emphasis on its articulation with housing and income generation policies, central components that restitution and return require in order to guarantee victims decent living conditions in terms of livability and economic sustainability.
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Assessment of Existing National Action Plans (NAPs) on Business and Human Rights (2017)

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ), and the Center for the Study of Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia) are pleased to release an updated report on Assessments of Existing National Action Plans (NAPs) on Business and Human Rights (August 2017).
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Without rules or control: regulation of food and drinks advertising aimed at minors

This text addresses questions regarding the role of unhealthy food and drink consumption, especially in children, and what the State does about it. The document is based on an analysis of the existing norms in Colombia and is skeptical about the self-regulation mechanisms proposed by the industry.
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Social Rights Judgments and the Politics of Compliance: Making it Stick (Cambridge University Press)

The book “Social Rights Judgments and the Politics of Compliance”, edited by César Rodríguez Garavito, director of Dejusticia, Malcolm Langford (Univ. Oslo) and Julieta Rossi (Univ. Lanús) was just published.
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