Publications

Over three decades, CESR has published more than 150 pieces that have shaped debates on human rights and economic policies. Browse our database of factsheets, reports, case studies, and more.

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Publications, Reports & Briefings | January 28, 2014
New Zealand earthquake recovery: empowering rights claiming

A new report from the New Zealand Human Rights Commission in collaboration with CESR analyses human rights issues in the Canterbury earthquake recovery.

Academic pieces, Publications | December 4, 2013
Austerity undermining rights says CoE Commissioner

Publication: A new Council of Europe Issue Paper, commissioned from CESR, assesses the human rights impacts of austerity measures and sets out an agenda for change.

Publications, Reports & Briefings, Submissions | October 9, 2013
Egypt: new report brings economic and social rights deficits to attention of UN

UN submission: CESR has joined forces with a broad coalition of 57 organizations on a joint parallel report taking the Egyptian government to task at the United Nations.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | July 22, 2013
'Who Will Be Accountable' for the SDGs?

Proper accountability mechanisms must be incorporated into post-2015 development plan if it is to avoid the pitfalls of the MDGs.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | March 18, 2013
A Matter of Justice: securing human rights in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda

The human rights framework can provide operational principles and standards of conduct to ensure the post-2015 development plan delivers on its promises.

Academic pieces, Publications | February 25, 2013
Beyond 2015: Just governance must be a cornerstone of the sustainable development agenda

A new Beyond-2015 paper co-cordinated by CESR explains that just and effective governance must become a central pillar of any future global development framework.

Publications, Submissions | February 19, 2013
Taking Angola's maternal health record to task at the UN

As oil-rich Angola appears before the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, a new report throws light on maternal health failures in the country.

Academic pieces, Publications | September 15, 2012
Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Tools to Monitor the Obligation to Fulfil ESCR

Article:  In this article in the Nordic Journal of Human Rights we briefly analyse the range of new methodologies which have been developed to monitor the positive obligation to fulfil ESCR, and discuss the OPERA Framework.

Academic pieces, Publications | September 5, 2012
CESR contributes to major UN publication on future of MDGs

CESR Researcher Allison Corkery has contributed a chapter to the new UNDP publication 'Accelerating Achievement of MDGs by Ways and Means of Economic and Social Rights'.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | May 20, 2012
The Group of 20, Financial Regulation and Human Rights

Briefing: The fourth publication in the 'Righting Financial Regulation' series examines how human rights should inform the G20's role in managing the financial system.

Factsheets, Publications | May 7, 2012
Spain Factsheet (2012)

2012 factsheet on economic, social and cultural rights in Spain since the economic crisis took hold in 2007.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | April 9, 2012
Financial Transactions Tax: A Human Rights Imperative

The third briefing in the 'Righting Financial Regulation' series provides an overview of how the FTT would work and the benefits it would provide.

Publications | March 29, 2012
Spain's austerity measures under the spotlight

CESR has coordinated a parallel report to the UN with 18 other civil society organizations.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | March 20, 2012
Spanish civil society submits parallel report to CESCR

CESR has coordinated a parallel report which has been submitted to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) ahead of its 48th session in May 2012.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | February 7, 2012
Mauled by the Celtic Tiger: Human rights in Ireland's economic meltdown

A new CESR report finds that human rights in Ireland are being undermined by response measures implemented in the wake of the country's financial crisis.

Books, Publications | December 20, 2011
Moments of Truth: Economic and Social Rights in Transitions to Democracy

CESR Program Director Gaby Oré Aguilar and University of Deusto professor Felipe Gómez Isa publish a new book exploring the equality and social justice dimensions of societies emerging from conflict.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | October 14, 2011
Bolivia goes hungry on World Food Day

CESR has collaborated on a new report addressing hunger and food insecurity in Bolivia.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | June 9, 2011
National Human Rights Institutions and Economic and Social Rights

This 2011 briefing examines national human rights institutions as monitors of economic, social and cultural rights.

Publications, Submissions | May 3, 2011
Maternal Mortality: Submission to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

CESR's submission on best practices in addressing maternal mortality (2011).

Publications, Submissions | April 3, 2011
Spain: Submission to UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

CESR's joint submission with Observatori DESC on economic, social and cultural rights in Spain (2011).

Manuals & Guides, Publications | March 20, 2011
New primer aims to strengthen monitoring by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

New primer to enable more effective monitoring of economic, social and cultural rights in the East African country.

Publications, Submissions | March 16, 2011
Syria: Submission to UN Human Rights Council's UPR

CESR's joint submission with the Arab NGO Network for the 12th session of the Universal Periodic Review, October 2011.

Publications, Submissions | October 25, 2010
Sexual and Reproductive Health: Submission to UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

CESR's submission on the right to sexual and reproductive health, to be discussed by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights during its 45th Session on November 15, 2010.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | September 14, 2010
The MDGs, A Decade On: Keeping the Promise, Fulfilling Rights

A new CESR review of the latest MDG data finds progress has been too slow even to meet the MDGs' modest 2015 targets.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | September 13, 2010
Development and human rights: lessons learned from the MDGs

Guest briefing written for CESR by author Rick Rowden.

Publications, Submissions | August 5, 2010
Guatemala: Joint Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee

Produced with Planned Parenthood abd the Multidisciplinary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Guatemala.

Factsheets, Publications | June 29, 2010
United States Factsheet

Despite its wealth, the United States has one the poorest records of economic and social rights achievement of all high-income countries.

Publications, Submissions | June 16, 2010
Guatemala: Submission to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

CESR's joint submission with Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI) to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Publications, Submissions | June 7, 2010
United States: Submission to UPR

CESR's individual and an NGO joint submission to the UPR, November 2010

Publications, Submissions | June 6, 2010
Egypt: Submission to UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review

Joint submission to the OHCHR at the seventh session of the Universal Periodic Review, 2010.

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