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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.
June 9, 2011
This 2011 briefing examines national human rights institutions as monitors of economic, social and cultural rights.
May 10, 2011
Este informe examina la situación de algunos derechos económicos y sociales para su consideración por parte del Grupo... Read More
May 3, 2011
CESR's submission on best practices in addressing maternal mortality (2011).
Reports, UN submissions
April 3, 2011
CESR's joint submission with Observatori DESC on economic, social and cultural rights in Spain (2011).
Methodology Paper
March 20, 2011
New primer to enable more effective monitoring of economic, social and cultural rights in the East African country.
UN submissions
March 16, 2011
CESR's joint submission with the Arab NGO Network for the 12th session of the Universal Periodic Review, October 2011.
October 25, 2010
CESR's submission on the right to sexual and reproductive health, to be discussed by the Committee on Economic, Social... Read More
September 14, 2010
A new CESR review of the latest MDG data finds progress has been too slow even to meet the MDGs' modest 2015 targets.
September 13, 2010
Guest briefing written for CESR by author Rick Rowden.
Briefings, UN submissions
August 5, 2010
Produced with Planned Parenthood abd the Multidisciplinary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Guatemala.
June 29, 2010
Despite its wealth, the United States has one the poorest records of economic and social rights achievement of all high... Read More
Briefings, UN submissions
June 16, 2010
CESR's joint submission with Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI) to the UN Committee on the Rights... Read More