Publications

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Joint Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the occasion of the review of South Africa’s first period report at the 64th Session, October 2018
UN submissions
September 10, 2018
South Africa submission explores the State's obligation to use “maximum available resources" and argues against austerity.
May 10, 2016
Documento de síntesis: Diálogo auspiciado por la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) en el marco del 157... Read More
March 2, 2016
As the dust settles on the UN Sustainable Development Summit, a new CESR briefing explores how human rights should... Read More
UN submissions
March 2, 2016
UN submission: A coalition of civil society organizations has called on CEDAW to examine the extra-territorial impacts... Read More
February 2, 2016
Tax policies need to focus on women’s human rights and unpaid care work.
Briefings
February 1, 2016
New book includes a chapter by Allison Corkery, Director of CESR’s Rights Claiming and Accountability Program, on fact-... Read More
Briefings
January 20, 2016
For the first time, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has played host to a thematic hearing specifically... Read More
January 15, 2016
The Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus has developed a Litmus Test to be used to evaluate whether proposals for the post-... Read More
September 15, 2015
The Asia Pacific Forum (APF) and CESR are pleased to release a new manual designed to strengthen the role of NHRIs in... Read More
August 19, 2015
Publication: Leading figures from the economic and social rights movement take stock of the state of the field.
Briefings
June 9, 2015
The 11 briefing papers in this series were prepared by CESR and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
Protesters on Wall Street. Photo: Tom Giebel
June 6, 2015
This briefing challenges eight widespread yet misguided perceptions about economic policy in times of crisis, and... Read More
Briefings
June 1, 2015
Briefing: A new document from CESR and the Danish Institute for Human Rights explains the role NHRIs should play in... Read More