March 27, 2020
Safeguarding human rights in economic responses to the crisis demands governments finally lay to rest the prevailing dogma of austerity. Economic rescue packages—nationally and globally—must protect the socioeconomic rights of those most... Read More
May 14, 2015
As governments set about choosing indicators for the post-2015 sustainable development goals, it is crucial that calls for pragmatism don't lead to a lack of ambition.
May 5, 2015
Allison Corkery on the next phased of our ongoing collaboration with Egyptian human rights defenders.
April 22, 2015
CESR's Kate Donald presents the new briefing 'Universal Rights, Differentiated Responsibilities'.
March 25, 2015
While it is widely accepted that taxation plays a key role in determining income inequality, we are seeing more and more that it dramatically impacts women's equality and human rights as well.
January 12, 2015
Kate Donald, director of the Human Rights in Development program at CESR, reflects on the strengths and weaknesses of a recent milestone report on the post-2015 process
November 23, 2014
The provision of comprehensive, quality data is essential to rights-based development, but the much-vaunted 'data revolution' must also be empowering and people-centered.
November 20, 2014
CESR's Allison Corkery reflects on the challenges of holding Egypt to account before the UN for its ESCR obligations.
September 9, 2014
Unless governments agree to concrete tax and budgetary commitments which ensure robust, equitable and accountable fiscal foundations for sustainable development, the SDGs are likely to fail.
August 30, 2014
Thousands of civil society organizations gathered at the UN headquarters have issued a strong call for human rights to be at the heart of the post-2015 development agenda.
August 26, 2014
The announcement of a long-term ceasefire in Gaza marks the beginning of a difficult reconstruction process.