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How can human rights advocacy help design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion?
October 5, 2016
Press release: Ugandan civil society representatives are meeting with members of the UN Human Rights Council today to brief them on the human rights situation in the country.
September 30, 2016
Statement: CESR expresses deep concern over the recent verdict, and ongoing crackdown, against human rights defenders and organizations in Egypt.
September 15, 2016
21 September 2016: This Human Rights Council side event will explore whether the UPR is living up to its potential to advance economic, social and cultural rights.
August 17, 2016
Across Latin America, the storm clouds of fiscal austerity are gathering. CESR is working with partners in the region to promote human rights-informed fiscal reforms.
August 17, 2016
CESR has been working closely with the Macedonian Health Education and Research Association in its efforts to hold its government to account.
August 17, 2016
The UN recently hosted its first review of progress towards the SDGs, but the mechanism's weak mandate and structure risk undermining its effectiveness.
August 5, 2016
Nota de prensa: CESR y sus contrapartes reiteran que la reforma sanitaria contraviene los estándares internacionales de derechos humanos.
August 5, 2016
Press release: CESR and its partners reiterate that Spain's health reform contravenes international human rights norms.
July 14, 2016
Press release: A key UN human rights body hears evidence that Switzerland’s financial system is undermining women’s rights around the world.
July 14, 2016
CESR's Ignacio Saiz and Luke Holland examine the spreading threat of unjust austerity in the Civicus '2016 State of Civil Society' report.