Organizations in Latin America Call on the Colombian Government to Put an End to Violence Against Protestors
CESR supports the call of organizations from throughout the region demanding that Colombian authorities guarantee citizens’ rights to mobilize peacefully and take part in fiscal debates.
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.
August 20, 2009
The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold the 2009 Social Forum from 31 August to 2 September.
August 13, 2009
Egypt made its first arrest of someone to violate its complete ban of female genital mutiliation/cutting (FGM/C), Al Arabiya reports.
August 12, 2009
The launch lecture on 1 September 2009 of UNCTAD's 2009 Trade and Development Report will feature "Responding to the Global Crisis and "Climate Change Mitigation and Development".
Input needed for UN Secretary General report on economic crisis and its impact on the world's most vulnerable people
August 9, 2009
The G20 has requested a comprehensive report from the UN Secretary General on the impact the global financial crisis has had and is having on the poor and most vulnerable around the world.
August 4, 2009
The NGO Coalition for an Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (OP-ICESCR) has launched a petition in support of the Optional Protocol to the ICESCR
August 3, 2009
The recently released "Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Implementation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights" presents concepts related to implementing and monitoring economic, social and cultural rights.
Exploring the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
July 22, 2009
Human rights journal publishes special issue about new rights of individuals or groups to have violations of their rights heard by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
July 16, 2009
Appointment comes at a time when the defense of economic, social and cultural rights is more crucial than ever because of the global economic crisis.