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Las injusticias ambientales, socioeconómicas y fiscales en la Región Andina se refuerzan mutuamente, afectando desproporcionadamente los derechos y el bienestar de los pueblos Indígenas y las comunidades Afrodescendientes.
November 13, 2012
In a four-part analysis article, CESR Research Consultant Rick Rowden explores the increasing pressure for social accountability in the economic and financial spheres. (part 1)
November 13, 2012
In a four-part analysis article, CESR Research Consultant Rick Rowden explores the increasing pressure for social accountability in the economic and financial spheres. (part 4)
October 16, 2012
News articles: CESR is helping NHRIs address is how to produce stronger and more methodologically rigorous monitoring of governments??? compliance with their obligation to fulfil economic, social and cultural rights.
October 16, 2012
In order to hold governments to account for their obligation to fulfill economic, social and cultural rights (ESC rights), advocates and activists need practical tools to monitor their conduct, evaluating it against multifaceted... Read More
October 16, 2012
Both the board and staff of CESR would like to express their sadness at the passing of our friend and colleague Linda Cassano, who lost her life to pancreatic cancer in July this year.
October 16, 2012
A recent ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), in the case of The Kichwa People of Sarayaku v. Ecuador, marks an important landmark in the recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights and demonstrates the importance of... Read More
October 15, 2012
In the first week of September Montreal played host to a milestone convergence of hundreds of civil society actors from all over the world, as the CIVICUS World Assembly was staged in the Canadian city.
October 15, 2012
When the Millennium Development Goals were agreed nearly 13 years ago, the international community pledged to ensure women everywhere were provided with reproductive health services by 2015.
July 2, 2012
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has echoed civil society demands in questioning the cuts made to social spending in response to the crisis.
July 2, 2012
In May 2012 the KNCHR released the findings of its national public inquiry into sexual and reproductive health.