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As the dust settles on the UN Sustainable Development Summit, a new CESR briefing explores how human rights should inform the selection of SDG indicators that are currently being debated.
UN submission: A coalition of civil society organizations has called on CEDAW to examine the extra-territorial impacts of Switzerland’s financial legislation on women’s rights.
Tax policies need to focus on women’s human rights and unpaid care work.
New book includes a chapter by Allison Corkery, Director of CESR’s Rights Claiming and Accountability Program, on fact-finding methodologies and the multidimensional nature of chronic deprivations.
This case study explains how the OPERA methodology was deployed to to assess Guatemala’s compliance with its human rights commitments.
The Asia Pacific Forum (APF) and CESR are pleased to release a new manual designed to strengthen the role of NHRIs in monitoring economic and social rights.
Publication: Leading figures from the economic and social rights movement take stock of the state of the field.
The 11 briefing papers in this series were prepared by CESR and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
This briefing challenges eight widespread yet misguided perceptions about economic policy in times of crisis, and suggests human rights-centered policy alternatives.
Briefing: A new document from CESR and the Danish Institute for Human Rights explains the role NHRIs should play in post-2015 development.
Briefing: Human rights can provide a fresh lens in post-2015 negotiations
CESR and its partners have developed a proposal for a robust monitoring mechanism for post-2015 development.
Factsheet illustrates how austerity is driving violations of economic and social rights in Spain (2015).
Factsheet provides a concise statistical snapshot of worrying trends in the country (2013).
A new report from the New Zealand Human Rights Commission in collaboration with CESR analyses human rights issues in the Canterbury earthquake recovery.
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.
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.
The human rights framework can provide operational principles and standards of conduct to ensure the post-2015 development plan delivers on its promises.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
The third briefing in the 'Righting Financial Regulation' series provides an overview of how the FTT would work and the benefits it would provide.