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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 9, 2010
Call comes as the United Nations issues 228 recommendations to the United States on human rights improvement.
November 2, 2010
Call Comes as the United States Appears Before the United Nations to Report on Human Rights Compliance.
October 24, 2010
November 5 in Geneva: "Building Foundations for Freedom from Want in the Land of Plenty"
October 20, 2010
CESR and its partners welcomed UNESCO's decision today to suspend, indefinitely, the prize funded by and named after President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea.
September 22, 2010
CESR and allies welcome Spain's ratification of the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR.
September 16, 2010
Top independent human rights experts call on world leaders attending next week's UN Summit on the Millennium Development Goals "to be guided by human rights."
September 16, 2010
MDG 8 sets a wide range of targets on trade, aid, debt and increasing access to new technologies and essential medicines. However, a review of progress on consolidating a global partnership reveals worrying trends about rich countries'... Read More
September 14, 2010
CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz says that the Millennium Declaration and the eight development goals that flowed from it risk going down in history as the most important promise never kept.
September 14, 2010
MDG 5, which focuses on improving maternal health, has been the most neglected and underfunded. Not surprisingly, it has shown very uneven progress.
September 9, 2010
Lack of accountability hampers achievement of MDG 5 on reducing maternal mortality and increasing access to reproductive health care, writes CESR Board Chair Alicia Yamin in a recent journal article.