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Speaking truth to power
Stark power imbalances are fueling extreme global inequality and cross-movement alliances within civil society are needed to combat the problem.
November 16, 2011
As the UN General Assembly meets to discuss the post-2015 development framework, CESR Chairperson Alicia Yamin and board member Sakiko Fukuda-Parr highlight the importance of designing effective, participative procedures in order to create... Read More
November 14, 2011
An expert consultation was convened in Geneva on November 2-3, 2011 to discuss lessons learnt from the accountability gaps in the MDG framework, as well as how human rights can help narrow these deficits in a future post-2015 international... Read More
November 2, 2011
CESR has come together with 185 other civil society organizations from around the world to remind decision-makers at the G-20 summit in Cannes that human rights must be a key consideration in both their discussions and any commitments... Read More
October 16, 2011
The Global Call to Action Against Poverty, of which CESR is a member, has joined forces with BetterAid and the Open Forum for CSO Effectiveness to launch a new initiative entitled 'Better Aid for the World We Want'.
October 12, 2011
Following Syria's review at the 12th session of the UPR, CESR and its partner ANND urge Syria to adopt the recommendations.
October 12, 2011
CESR and its partner, the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) urge Syria to adopt and implement the recommendations coming out of the UPR.
September 26, 2011
CESR has joined forces with eight other human rights organizations to confront moves to resurrect the discredited UNESCO-Obiang Science Prize. The government of Equatorial Guinea is hoping to bring back the award honouring dictator Teodoro... Read More
September 19, 2011
Despite spectacular rates of growth, the majority of Equatorial Guinea's population continues to live in poverty. On Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 September CESR joined forces with EG Justice and several Equatoguinean NGOs to stage a capacity-... Read More
September 5, 2011
Jorge Santos looks forward to next Sunday's presidential elections and voices concerns over what the outcome may mean for normal people.
July 25, 2011
CESR has joined the Beyond-2015 campaign's letter addressing the UN Secretary General.