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A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on economic inequality and human rights by CESR's Kate Donald.
June 4, 2014
Drawing on a recently-published issue paper commissioned from CESR, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights calls for young people's rights to be restored.
May 29, 2014
CESR is working closely with Palestine's Independent Commission on Human Rights to support its efforts protect economic and social rights.
May 13, 2014
CESR has urged the UN Committee tasked with devising a post-2015 development financing strategy to tackle the fiscal injustices undermining sustainable development and human rights.
May 6, 2014
CESR contributes to United Nations discussions on monitoring and accountability in the post-2015 development agenda.
April 10, 2014
The private sector is threatening to drown out civil society's demands for a human rights-based sustainable development framework.
March 30, 2014
Consultations have revealed overwhelming support for incorporation of ESCR provisions in the crisis-hit country's constitution.
January 30, 2014
Speaking at a UNDP conference on 'Data and Accountability', CESR's Allison Corkery sets out the rights issues at stake in informational planning for the post-2015 era.
January 26, 2014
Forum summary: On 24 September 2013 CESR and its partners organized a side event at the UN General Assembly to discuss integration of human rights into the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
December 16, 2013
Member states at the Open-Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals have reiterated the call for human rights to be a foundation stone of the post-2015 agenda.
December 6, 2013
CESR Board member Geoff Budlender, who served as Director-General of the Department of Land Affairs during Nelson Mandela's presidency, pays tribute to the late South African leader.