An end of year message from Ignacio Saiz, reflecting on three lessons learnt in a year like no other.
November 30, 2011
Although 'mutual accountability' is on everyone's lips at the 4th High-level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, all signs are that poor performance in meeting previous aid commitments will continue.
November 19, 2011
CESR en colaboración con otras organizaciones dan la bienvenida a la decisión tomada el día de hoy por UNESCO relativa a suspender, indefinidamente, el premio nombrado y financiado por el Presidente Obiang de Guinea Ecuatorial
November 17, 2011
As voters head to the polls amidst the worst economic crisis in recent history, Ignacio Saiz warns that democracy without social rights risks becoming a 'dictatorship of the markets'.
November 16, 2011
As the UN General Assembly meets to discuss the post-2015 development framework, CESR Chairperson Alicia Yamin and board member Sakiko Fukuda-Parr highlight the importance of designing effective, participative procedures in order to create... 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