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August 6, 2018
Results from the OPERA House survey, recently shared with our partners and allies, have given us a clearer picture of who is using OPERA, CESR's economic, social and cultural rights monitoring framework, and how it is being used.
March 30, 2014
Consultations have revealed overwhelming support for incorporation of ESCR provisions in the crisis-hit country's constitution.
January 30, 2014
Speaking at a UNDP conference on 'Data and Accountability', CESR's Allison Corkery sets out the rights issues at stake in informational planning for the post-2015 era.
January 26, 2014
Forum summary: On 24 September 2013 CESR and its partners organized a side event at the UN General Assembly to discuss integration of human rights into the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
December 16, 2013
Member states at the Open-Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals have reiterated the call for human rights to be a foundation stone of the post-2015 agenda.
December 6, 2013
CESR Board member Geoff Budlender, who served as Director-General of the Department of Land Affairs during Nelson Mandela's presidency, pays tribute to the late South African leader.
November 22, 2013
CESR and its partners travelled to Geneva as Egypt was reviewed at the 51st session of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
October 22, 2013
Blog: Momentum towards the implementation of a financial transactions tax in Europe is facing new obstacles. With success seeming so close yet so far, campaigners are redoubling their efforts.
June 20, 2013
Niko Lusiani argues that systematic failures in accountability also helped cause the global financial crisis.
May 12, 2013
On May 5 the long-awaited Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights finally entered into force.
March 3, 2013
The need for more just forms of governance took center-stage at the UN Thematic Consultation on Governance and the Post-2015 Framework in Johannesburg last week.