La adopción de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio supuso un hito para la comunidad internacional. Sin embargo, los esfuerzos para lograr su cumplimiento están siendo insuficientes.
Derechos en Crisis
La pobreza no es natural ni inevitable, sino una injusticia exacerbada por violaciones a los derechos humanos. La crisis economica actual ha demostrado como las políticas inadecuadas profundizan la pobreza, inequidad y privación.
La Era de la Austeridad en españa
Lo que en España comenzó como una crisis económica, está derivando en una crisis de derechos humanos. El impacto ha sido especialmente duro entre la gente joven, y los grupos marginalizados, como las mujeres y la comunidad roma.
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The ‘data revolution’: of the people, for the people?
Blog: The provision of comprehensive, quality data is essential to rights-based development, but the much-vaunted 'data revolution' must also be empowering and people-centered.
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A missed opportunity for ESCR: Reflections on Egypt’s appearance before the Universal Periodic Review
Blog: CESR's Allison Corkery reflects on the challenges of holding Egypt to account before the UN for its ESCR obligations, amidst civil society repression and a politically charged context.
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States must not restrict people's participation in post-2015 process
CESR and its allies have sent a joint letter to the UN Representatives for Ireland and Kenya, who are facilitating the next phase of negotiations on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
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Secretary General must prioritize rights-based financing in post-2015 agenda
The Righting Finance initiative has submitted a letter to the UN Secretary General concerning the financing issues at stake in his forthcoming report for the post-2015 talks.
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Sustainable development requires a 'fiscal revolution'
Policy Briefing: A new briefing, released for the 11th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, sets out the commitments needed to deliver a 'fiscal revolution'.
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A Matter of Justice: securing human rights in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda
Briefing: A new CESR publication argues that the human rights framework can provide operational principles and standards of conduct to ensure the post-2015 development plan delivers on its promises.
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Who Will Be Accountable? Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Publication: A new publication by CESR and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights explains that incorporation of accountability will be fundamental to post-2015 development agenda.
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Mary Robinson
UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region and former High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson talks to CESR about the anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and the post-2015 development agenda.
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Voices for Social Justice: The influence and impact of the United Nations Special Procedures
Magdalena Sepúlveda, UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and Olivier de Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food join CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz at Columbia University
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The Opera Framework
A new animation produced by CESR, in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Forum (APF), offers a short introduction to the OPERA Framework for monitoring fulfilment of economic and social rights.
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