Justice for Development: Integrating Justice and Human Rights into the Post-2015 Development Framework

On June 10, 2014, James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, argued at the United Nations that: “When both government and civil society groups support people to understand and claim their legal rights, development processes are not only more inclusive and equitable, they also drive better health, stronger educational outcomes, and wealthier communities.”

Read the full text of his remarks to the President of the General Assembly’s High-Level Event on “Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.”