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May 17, 2018
At the IMF Spring Meetings, CESR shared research on the human rights impacts of austerity in countries like Brazil, Peru, Spain and Egypt, and challenged the IMF to end its support for particularly harmful fiscal consolidation measures.
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.
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.