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July 26, 2019
The 2019 HLPF had admirable rhetoric, but not much evidence of serious efforts at comprehensive implementation, and a host of major flaws and limitations to contend with.
August 6, 2018
OPERA House partner survey results have given us a clearer picture of who is using OPERA, CESR's ESC rights monitoring framework, and how it is being used.
July 30, 2018
Valuable information competes with State propaganda and sectoral bubbles while civil society gets sidelined. 
July 30, 2018
Policy-makers have played Jenga with the broken international corporate tax system for some time. It’s time to build a new foundation for effective taxation of multinationals.
OPERA Alison Hosie
July 20, 2018
Alison Hosie discusses how OPERA allowed the Scottish Human Rights Commission's diverse group of workshop participants to approach socioeconomic issues from a more human rights-based analytical perspective.  
July 12, 2018
Heba Khalil is a longstanding collaborator with CESR, most recently on the Egypt Social Progress Indicators. She is a PhD student at the University of Illinois and a researcher with the Social Justice Platform (SJP).   
July 3, 2018
Koldo Casla and Imogen Richmond-Bishop discuss using OPERA in a national human rights context and the importance of a human element in rights advocacy work.  
Collins Liko
June 22, 2018
This first blog in our “OPERA Stories” series highlights NGO Hakijamii's use of OPERA, our analytic framework, to support rights-claiming in Kenya. 
June 21, 2018
A sustained and coordinated fight by Spanish civil society and CESR obtained a promise from the new government to repeal a decree that deprived nearly one million the right to health. 
Spain austerity Healthcare
June 21, 2018
Una lucha sostenida y concertada de la sociedad civil española apoyada por CESR y otros actores internacionales ha logrado un compromiso firme del nuevo gobierno de derogar un decreto que privó a casi un millón de personas del derecho a la... Read More