CESR and partners issued an urgent appeal to the IMF to halt its support for austerity measures and to assess their human rights impacts. We also brought evidence of austerity's unequal impacts to the recent IMF/World Bank Annual meetings... Read More
June 23, 2009
At the start of the UN General Assembly's conference on the economic crisis, CESR urged world leaders to sieze the opportunity to put human rights at the centre of its global responses.
June 2, 2009
The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is currently in the middle of its 51st session, at which Bangladesh presented its third and fourth consolidated report.
June 1, 2009
The 11th session of the Human Rights Council opened today in Geneva. Lasting from 2-19 June 2009, the session will assess the human rights situation is various countries.
May 25, 2009
CESR's statement at UNCTAD's Public Symposium on the global economic crisis and development stressed the need for a human rights framework.
May 13, 2009
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing a public symposium "The Global Economic Crisis and Development - the way forward" on 18-19 May 2009.
May 12, 2009
Cambodia's ambassador to the UN appeared before the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on 11-12 May 2009.
May 12, 2009
Y el racismo institucional fomenta el racismo social contra los inmigrantes en España tanto como en la Unión Europea.
May 10, 2009
Four residents from Belfast, Northern Ireland are among hundreds of people from across the globe that have traveled to the UN in Geneva this week.
May 7, 2009
Director-General of the WHO urges continued support for public health, pursued for its own sake as a basic human right.
April 30, 2009
The United Nations Independent Expert on Minority Issues addresses the human right of equal access to quality education.