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Christine Lagarde
September 27, 2018
The very same day that the International Monetary Fund prescribed stringent new austerity measures on Argentina, its Managing Director Christine Lagarde received a World Leader Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation.
February 13, 2017
The SDGs offer an opportunity to mobilize action against inequality, but our approaches and policy solutions must be informed by human rights.
July 18, 2016
Blog: inequality takes center stage at UN, as High-Level Political Forum promises to 'leave no one behind' in SDGs.
July 13, 2016
As the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) convenes this week, Kate Donald and Lena Kahler examine whether Agenda 2030 will live up to its promise to “leave no one behind”.
March 8, 2016
As the UN Statistical Commission debates final proposals for the SDG indicators, there is serious concern over the absence of a robust measure of inequality.
February 17, 2016
Four months have now passed since Agenda 2030 was agreed, but the crucial matter of designating indicators to measure progress remains in the balance.
February 4, 2016
CESR's partners in South Africa have secured a significant breakthrough after a court ordered the Minister of Basic Education to address furniture shortages in Eastern Cape schools.
January 28, 2016
There is one critical area where the SDGs fall dangerously short – accountability. Read the new blog by Kate Donald, Director of CESR's Human Rights in Development Program.
January 22, 2016
The National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and CESR are working to ensure children with disabilities are not denied their right to education.
December 16, 2015
Kate Donald, Director of CESR's Human Rights in Sustainable Development Program, reflects on some tense negotiations and the resulting agreement for post-2015 development.
July 22, 2015
At a recent side event in Geneva, CESR and its partners examined the Universal Periodic Review's efforts to advance ESC rights.