Featured Update

An end of year message from Ignacio Saiz, reflecting on three lessons learnt in a year like no other.
March 29, 2012
Despite repeatedly affirming its commitments to human rights, Ireland's recovery stragey has severely undermined the wellbeing of ordinary people.
March 29, 2012
CESR is delighted to report that it is joining the Executive Committee of Beyond-2015, the civil society network pushing for a more effective successor framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals when their deadline expires in a... Read More
March 19, 2012
News: A group of 22 UN independent human rights experts have called on States to incorporate international human rights norms, with strong accountability mechanisms, into the Rio+20 sustainable development goals.
March 14, 2012
CESR has staged a major two-day seminar on economic and social rights monitoring in the Spanish capital Madrid.
March 12, 2012
News: CESR, together with 40 other national and international NGOs, is calling on representatives at the World Water Forum (WWF) to unequivocally support the right to safe water and sanitation.
March 8, 2012
The criticial importance of empowering rural women, for the sake of both protecting their rights and promoting development, has been reaffirmed at the 56th Commission on the Status of Women.
March 1, 2012
News: A diverse group of nations, ranging from Germany and Brazil to Mali, Morocco and Montenegro, have become the first signatories of a new UN mechanism designed to protect children's rights.
February 5, 2012
As a fiscal compact among European leaders furthers prejudice against ESCR, CESR joins an open letter to Spain's Prime Minister.
December 18, 2011
Over the past 12 months some modest but critical headway has been made in efforts to bring human rights centre stage in the discourse of global development.
December 15, 2011
CESR is providing support to Equatoguinean human rights defenders eager to make use of the UPR.