CESR is undertaking a number of activities to deepen understanding about commitments governments have made to guarantee socioeconomic rights. Our goal is to spark conversations about how human rights standards can help shape responses to... Read More
November 14, 2011
An expert consultation was convened in Geneva on November 2-3, 2011 to discuss lessons learnt from the accountability gaps in the MDG framework, as well as how human rights can help narrow these deficits in a future post-2015 international... Read More
November 2, 2011
CESR has come together with 185 other civil society organizations from around the world to remind decision-makers at the G-20 summit in Cannes that human rights must be a key consideration in both their discussions and any commitments... Read More
October 16, 2011
The Global Call to Action Against Poverty, of which CESR is a member, has joined forces with BetterAid and the Open Forum for CSO Effectiveness to launch a new initiative entitled 'Better Aid for the World We Want'.
October 12, 2011
Following Syria's review at the 12th session of the UPR, CESR and its partner ANND urge Syria to adopt the recommendations.
October 12, 2011
CESR and its partner, the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND) urge Syria to adopt and implement the recommendations coming out of the UPR.
September 26, 2011
CESR has joined forces with eight other human rights organizations to confront moves to resurrect the discredited UNESCO-Obiang Science Prize. The government of Equatorial Guinea is hoping to bring back the award honouring dictator Teodoro... Read More
September 19, 2011
Despite spectacular rates of growth, the majority of Equatorial Guinea's population continues to live in poverty. On Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 September CESR joined forces with EG Justice and several Equatoguinean NGOs to stage a capacity-... Read More
September 5, 2011
Jorge Santos looks forward to next Sunday's presidential elections and voices concerns over what the outcome may mean for normal people.
CESR signs civil society letter to UN Secretary General calling for dialogue on post-2015 development framework
July 25, 2011
CESR has joined the Beyond-2015 campaign's letter addressing the UN Secretary General.
July 13, 2011
The slow pace of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals, revealed in a newly-released UN report, demonstrates the need for a more ambitious and rights-based agenda to end global poverty.