Descentralización y derechos humanos - ¿Es la descentralización beneficiosa para los derechos humanos?

Decentralization of power, responsibilities and resources from central government to local governments has the potential to improve the realization of human rights, including economic, social and cultural rights, but decentralization can also have negative impacts. 

Rather than rely on easy assumptions about the democratic promise of decentralization, human rights advocates can learn from recent studies by political scientists, economists and public finance specialists to better understand the potential impacts of decentralization on human rights.

Draft briefing coming soon.