Featured Update

An end of year message from Ignacio Saiz, reflecting on three lessons learnt in a year like no other.
December 14, 2009
The Right to Education Project just asked leaders on the right to education to answer two questions in their online forum on discrimination in education.
November 23, 2009
CESR and the OHCHR trained people on budget monitoring from a human rights perspective in Haiti in 2009.
November 10, 2009
Experts stress that access to social security and protection is not a policy choice, but rather a human rights obligation.
November 4, 2009
Work is underway on draft guiding principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights; they will examine existing international laws in relation to the human rights of people living in extreme poverty.
October 21, 2009
Deadline extended to December 7: Photograph the global financial crisis with CESR and
October 19, 2009
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Center of Concern are hosting a parallel event to the 64th UN General Assembly session on 26 October 2009, in NYC.
October 15, 2009
Malawi cuts child malnutrition by 73 percent in just six years
September 20, 2009
Once operational, this new international mechanism will provide victims of economic, social and cultural rights violations who are not able to get an effective remedy in their domestic legal system with tangible legal options for redress.
September 8, 2009
An article in Foreign Policy demonstrates how Equatorial Guinea's oil is hurting rather than helping
August 27, 2009
The OECD reports that recent economic growth has benefited the rich much more than the poor.