[JURIST] The UN special rapporteur for extreme poverty and human rights Magdalena Sepulveda [official profile] on Tuesday presented [press release] her annual report [materials] to the UN Human Rights Council. Sepulveda urged world governments to enable participation amongst persons living in poverty in decisions that affect their lives. She also recommended that states set up a legal and institutional framework to comply with human rights obligations relating to participation:States must make sustained and proactive efforts to ensure that the voices...

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