#UN Experts: ‘the commodification of health, education, housing, water, sanitation and other rights-related resources and services prices out the poor and may result in violations of human rights.’ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
So good to read this - has been evident for years that privatisation doesn't delivery all that is promised - Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services
#Covid19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services say present & former special rapporteurs via
The #COVID19 pandemic has exposed what we've long known: privatizing essential services like housing, health, water, and sanitation brings more harm than good. An important article by UNSRs , , , , and others.
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services. "Global markets have failed to provide people with basic needs like housing and water, say present and former UN special rapporteurs."
For many years, vital public goods and services have been steadily outsourced to private companies, but the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the catastrophic impact of this decades long obsession with global privatisation and market competition...
“It is time to say it loud and clear: the commodification of health, education, housing, water, sanitation and other rights-related resources and services prices out the poor and may result in violations of human rights.”
'New alternatives are necessary. It is time to say it loud and clear: the commodification of health, education, housing, water, sanitation and other rights-related resources and services prices out the poor and may result in violations of human rights.'
"Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services" Global markets have failed to provide people with basic needs like housing & water, say present & former UN special rapporteurs - Welcome views!
Six UN Special Rapporteurs plea governments to stop contracting out public goods and services, and pay lip service to their human rights obligations. It's time for a new approach to public service delivery - back to the common good
"The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the catastrophic fallout of decades of global privatisation and market competition."
UN experts come together today to condemn the dogma of privatisation and the free market - and to say ENOUGH! The things we need for a dignified life must be protected from the whims of the market.
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services
"States can no longer cede control... They are not absolved of their human rights obligations by delegating core goods & services [to the private sector] on terms they know will effectively undermine the rights & livelihoods of many people" via
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services such as #health #education
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services When will countries wake up? UK of course is working with "privatisation ideology-based policies"
Covid-19 has exposed the catastrophic impact of privatising vital services joint statement by various UN Special Rapporteurs. .
“It is time to say it loud and clear: the commodification of health, education, housing, water, sanitation and other rights-related resources and services prices out the poor and may result in violations of human rights”