How can human rights help us design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion? This question was at the heart of a workshop on social security reform co-facilitated by the Scottish Human Rights Commission and CESR.
August 30, 2014
Thousands of civil society organizations gathered at the UN headquarters have issued a strong call for human rights to be at the heart of the post-2015 development agenda.
August 26, 2014
The announcement of a long-term ceasefire in Gaza marks the beginning of a difficult reconstruction process.
July 6, 2014
The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals is tackling one of the most crucial, and controvesial, issues in post-2015 development negotiations - accountability.
June 24, 2014
National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) have a critical part to play in making sure the private sector be called to account for its impact on human rights.
June 9, 2014
CESR's Niko Lusiani addresses the UN, setting out the criteria of a 'Human Rights Litmus Test' for post-2015 sustainable development proposals.
June 4, 2014
Drawing on a recently-published issue paper commissioned from CESR, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights calls for young people's rights to be restored.
May 29, 2014
CESR is working closely with Palestine's Independent Commission on Human Rights to support its efforts protect economic and social rights.
May 13, 2014
CESR has urged the UN Committee tasked with devising a post-2015 development financing strategy to tackle the fiscal injustices undermining sustainable development and human rights.
May 6, 2014
CESR contributes to United Nations discussions on monitoring and accountability in the post-2015 development agenda.
April 10, 2014
The private sector is threatening to drown out civil society's demands for a human rights-based sustainable development framework.