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Blog: New SDG progress report confirms civil society fears that weak monitoring is undermining ambitious spirit of the agenda.
February 28, 2012
Abid Aslam, Editor of Unicef's flagship report 'The State of the World's Children', examines the particular human rights challenges facing children in urban areas.
February 6, 2012
Only three more ratifications are needed to make the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights operational.
December 14, 2011
CESR has been supporting KNCHR pioneering work on economic and social rights.
December 14, 2011
It is not only the global economy that is in crisis. With markets toppling governments left and right, economic policy itself seems to be in a state of calamity.
December 9, 2011
As the world marks International Human Rights Day on December 10, CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz reflects on the status of economic and social rights in this age of austerity.
November 1, 2011
As the self-selected rulers of the economic and financial universe gather in Cannes for the G20 summit, CESR Senior Researcher Niko Lusiani asks what's at stake for economic and social rights?
October 3, 2011
On Thursday October 6 Ireland will face the scrutiny of her peers at the at the UPR.
September 1, 2011
Political indifference is as much to blame as drought for the spectre of famine's return to the Horn of Africa. Luke Holland explores the factors contributing to the crisis currently gripping the region.
August 15, 2011
Each year, up to 30 million hectares of farmland are lost to land grabbing. Land grabbing has reached unprecedented levels in recent years and is an issue of critical concern for economic, social and cultural rights.
April 25, 2011
World Bank and IMF continue to ignore calls to reassess their approach to agriculture policies and market regulation.