Featured Update

May 13, 2021
We recently experimented with a new format for sparking conversations online, gathering more than 50 partners and allies. The result? Valuable insights on the shared challenges of building a just recovery from COVID-19.
April 22, 2019
States are obligated to mobilize their maximum available resources to progressively advance rights and reduce disparities between the wealthy and the most disadvantaged.
July 8, 2021
How can activists expose the effects of government policies on people's rights? In this guest blog, Harvard law student Laura Bach details her experience using our OPERA Framework to explore how the right to water is guaranteed in India.
June 8, 2021
Human rights can help us examine how power is reproduced in the production, collection, and use of data. They also suggest how we can correct these imbalances and distortions. We are engaging in collective efforts to develop data... Read More
April 29, 2021
No nos recuperaremos de esta crisis reviviendo el "crecimiento económico", sino transformando definitivamente nuestro sistema fallido. Una economía basada en derechos ofrece una ruta hacia el cambio.
April 14, 2021
Nous ne nous sortirons pas de cette crise en relançant la «croissance économique», mais en transformant pour de bon notre système défaillant. Une économie foée sur les droits offre un plan de changement.
March 5, 2020
Mobilizing Across Movements for a Just Recovery
September 20, 2019
The climate crisis is also a human rights crisis that requires a courageous, informed and robust response from the human rights community.    
January 24, 2019
The South African government’s  adoption of austerity measures now perpetuates many of the same inequalities that apartheid upheld many years ago.
December 20, 2018
As 2018 ends, Executive Director Ignacio Saiz discusses the 70th anniversary of the UDHR and the 25th anniversary of CESR, both celebrated this year, as well as CESR's work supporting the UDHR's agenda of social and economic justice.