On 23 March 2015, members of the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus staged a side event at the UN to discuss rights-based indicators for transformative post-2015 sustainable development. Learn more about the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus here: https://www.cesr.org/article.php?id=1684
Video presentation from Attiya Waris, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Nairobi University, to the international strategy meeting 'Advancing Tax Justice through Human Rights', in Lima, Peru, on 30 April 2015
Alan Miller, Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission, reflects on the importance of CESR's monitoring tools in the work of national human rights institutions.
Kieran Fitzpatrick, Director of the Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions, discusses CESR's contribution to the work of APF members.
As talks over the future global development agenda ramp up, former High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson discusses the role climate justice and economic and social rights must play in securing a just and sustainable future.
CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz addresses the United Nations Thematic Consultation on Governance and the Post-2015 Framewor. Ignacio's presentation begins at 34'08"
This short video presents some of the Center for Economic and Social Rights' milestone achievements since it was founded in 1993, and highlights our continuing work to achieve social justice through human rights. CESR works to promote social justice through human rights. In a world where poverty and inequality deprive entire communities of dignity, justice and sometimes life, we seek to uphold the universal human rights of every human being to education, health, food, water, housing, work, and other economic, social and cultural rights essential to human dignity.
On 4 February 2013, CESR and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice hosted a panel event and reception in NYU's Faculty of Law to celebrate 20 years of economic and social rights advocacy and take stock of the challenges still facing the human rights movement in making these rights a reality.
Mary Robinson, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, talks to CESR about progress and setbacks for economic and social rights over the past two decades. In this interview she discusses the Millennium Development Goals and challenges emanating from the 'War on Terror'
United Nations Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region and former High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson talks to CESR about the anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and the post-2015 development agenda.