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How can human rights advocacy help design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion?
September 28, 2014
The open letter reproduced here has been sent to the Incoming President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, H.E. Sam Kutesa, by the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus.
September 14, 2014
Writing for Open Global Rights, CESR's Ignacio Saiz and Radhika Balakrishnan of the Center for Women's Global Leadership discuss the role of human rights in post-2015 development.
September 5, 2014
Side event: On Thursday 11 September, a side event at the United Nations in New York will assess how well the post-2015 process so far has reflected the requirements of human rights.
August 29, 2014
Joint statement: Amnesty International, CESR, Medicos del Mundo and Red Acoge have issued a joint statement denouncing Spain's non-compliance with its human rights obligations.
August 18, 2014
CESR is deeply saddened by the loss of our ally and friend Odindo Opiata, one of Kenya's most important human rights defenders.
July 31, 2014
This joint statement, coordinated by CELS in Argentina, has been issued in response to the US Supreme Court decision on Argentina's sovereign debt.
June 6, 2014
Effective monitoring is essential for holding governments and other powerful actors to account when their actions deprive ordinary people of their economic and social rights. CESR is committed to supporting human rights defenders around... Read More
June 4, 2014
Please give your organization's backing to the 'Human Rights for All Post-2015 Litmus Test', a new tool to evaluate proposals for the post-2015 development framework.
May 29, 2014
Partnership: CESR is working closely with the Asia Pacific Forum to support the work of National Human Rights Institutions in Malaysia, New Zealand and Palestine.
May 22, 2014
Op-ed: Writing in Foreign Policy, CESR's Allison Corkery and the ECESR's Heba Khalil unpack the economic and social rights issues at stake in Egypt's elections.