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CESR at the UN: the United States' human rights obligations (video).


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Last month, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva reviewed the United States' human rights performance. CESR was there, in coalition with the US Human Rights Network, Center for Women's Global Leadership, ESCR-Net, Urban Justice, Political Economy Research Institute.

After the official UN session, CESR organized a side event, Human Rights in the U.S.: Building foundations for Freedom from Want in the Land of Plenty. This space opened the opportunity for a dialogue between representatives from civil society and states' delegations about the United States' examination under the UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process and next steps for citizens and advocacy organizations. You can read more of our reporting on the event and the UPR here.

View the videos below, including CESR executive director Ignacio Saiz's comments:


Part 1


Part 2

More videos and comments from other panelists:

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Read more about CESR's work on economic and social rights in the United States.