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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.
January 19, 2013
As the US marks Martin Luther King Day, CESR Senior Researcher Niko Lusiani calls for the iconic leader's social justice vision to be remembered in contemporary social and economic policy.
December 19, 2012
2012 has seen the Center working closely with national human rights institutions in Kenya, New Zealand and Malaysia to boost their capacity to advance economic and social rights in their countries.
December 19, 2012
The new global development framework must be grounded in the universal and pre-existing set of human rights norms, standards and operational principles.
November 20, 2012
Nicholas Lusiani es Investigador Senior del Centro por los Derechos Económicos y Sociales. Luke Holland es Investigador y Director de Comunicación de CESR.
November 19, 2012
UNESCO debe aprovechar la reunión del Consejo Ejecutivo del presente mes para cancelar el premio en honor al presidente de Guinea Ecuatorial, Teodoro Obiang, ha indicado el Center for Economic and Social Rights y otras organizaciones el... Read More
November 7, 2012
The UN General Assembly has been told that unchecked austerity measures are undermining human rights around the world
October 16, 2012
Some 150,000 immigrants have lost their right to public health services under the latest cost-cutting measures implemented in Spain.
October 9, 2012
The 'Robin Hood Tax' has come one step closer after 11 European countries agreed to move forward with the initiative. Certain key states, including the US, remain opposed, however.
July 3, 2012
In June, a High Level Panel will be convened by the United Nations to take the lead in framing a proposed set of successor goals to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which are to be adopted by 2015, when the MDGs officially expire.... Read More
July 2, 2012
The decision-makers gathered in Brazil did commit to establishing a set of Sustainable Development Goals, with the United Nations General Assembly to appoint a group of 30 experts by September to design the new “SDGs”.