Cahill-Ripley.A, ‘Economic and social rights must be addressed to stop violent conflict and sustain peace’, The Conversation,  

Cahill-Ripley, A and Hendrick, D (March 2018) Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Sustaining Peace: An Introduction, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Quaker United Nations Office, and Lancaster University. 

Select Publications

Cahill-Ripley, A. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Peacebuilding Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming)

Cahill-Ripley, A. “Challenging Neoliberalism: Making Economic And Social Rights Matter In The Peacebuilding Agenda”  In: Economic And Social Rights In A Neoliberal World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Michelle Parlevliet and Mie Roesdahl (eds.) (February 2018) Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights Practice

Cahill-Ripley, A. “Reclaiming The Peacebuilding Agenda: Economic And Social Rights As A Legal Framework For Building Positive Peace : A Human Security Plus Approach To Peace-BuildingHuman Rights Law Review, vol. 16 (2), 2016, pp. 223-246

Cahill-Ripley, A. “Foregrounding Socio-Economic Rights In Transitional Justice: Realising Justice For Violations Of Economic And Social RightsNetherlands Quarterly Of Human Rights, vol. 32(2), 2014, pp. 183-213

Dudonet, V. and Schmelzle, B. “Human Rights and Conflict Transformation The Challenges of Just PeaceBerghof Handbook for Conflict Transformation Dialogue Series Issue No. 9, 2010

Estrada-Tanck, D. “Human Security and Human Rights under International LawHart Publishing LTD, Oxford, 2016

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) “Connecting Human Rights and Conflict Transformation: Guidance for Development PractitionersDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Sector Programme, Peace and Security Cross Sectoral Project, Realising Human Rights in Development Cooperation, 2010

McAuliffe, P. “Dividing the Spoils: The Impact of Power-Sharing on Possibilities for Socio-Economic Transformation in Post-Conflict StatesInternational Journal of Transitional Justice, 2017, pp. 1-21

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights “Early warning and economic, social and cultural rights[Last Accessed at on 11/05/2017], 2016

Parlevliet, M. “Human Rights and Conflict Transformation: Towards A More Integrated Approach” [Last Accessed at on 11/05/2017]

Parlevliet, M. “Connecting Human Rights & Conflict Transformation. What Can Human Rights Workers and Peacebuilders Learn From Each Other?KOFF Newsletter, 108, 2012, pp. 5-6

Parlevliet, M. “Icebergs and The Impossible: Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Post-Settlement Peacebuilding,” In Babbit, E. And Lutz, E. “Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Context” Syracuse University Press, Syracuse: pp. 248-288.

Rees, M. And Chinkin, C. “Exposing The Gendered Myth Of Post Conflict Transition: The Transformative Power Of Economic And Social Rights” New York University Journal Of International Law And Politics, vol. 48 (4), 2016, pp. 1211-1226

Schmid, E. “Taking Economic Social and Cultural Rights seriously in International Criminal LawCambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2015

Schmid, E. and Nolan, A. “Do No Harm?: Exploring The Scope Of Economic And Social Rights In Transitional JusticeInternational Journal Of Transitional Justice, vol. 8 (3), 2014, pp.362-382.

Schmid, E. “Socio-Economic and Cultural Rights and Wrongs After Armed Conflicts: Using the State Reporting Procedure Before the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights More EffectivelyNetherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, vol. 31(3), 2013, pp. 241-270.

Select Publications by Partner Organisations

Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom

            Women, Peace and Security Programme

Geneva Academy

            Applied Research on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights


Quaker United Nations Office

Embracing the New Global Framework for Peace


July 2017 Conference Presentations 

Speaker Biographies

Panel 1 Sustaining Peace – What does it mean?

Panel 2 Programme and Policy Perspectives

Panel 3 Women, Peace and Security, and ESCRs

Panel 4 Transitional Justice, ESCRs and Peacebuilding