Publications

Featured Publication

Joint Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the occasion of the review of South Africa’s first period report at the 64th Session, October 2018
UN submissions
September 10, 2018
South Africa submission explores the State's obligation to use “maximum available resources" and argues against austerity.
May 25, 2015
Briefing: Human rights can provide a fresh lens in post-2015 negotiations
March 16, 2015
CESR and its partners have developed a proposal for a robust monitoring mechanism for post-2015 development.
Working Paper
March 4, 2015
Working paper: CESR and Christian Aid offer some rights-based proposals for the post-2015 indicator framework.
Factsheets, UN submissions
January 14, 2015
Factsheet illustrates how austerity is driving violations of economic and social rights in Spain (2015).
Briefings
May 4, 2014
A new briefing sets out the commitments needed to deliver a 'fiscal revolution' post-2015.
Factsheets
February 16, 2014
A new factsheet provides a concise statistical snapshot of worrying trends in the country (2013).
January 28, 2014
A new report from the New Zealand Human Rights Commission in collaboration with CESR analyses human rights issues in... Read More
Briefings
December 4, 2013
Publication: A new Council of Europe Issue Paper, commissioned from CESR, assesses the human rights impacts of... Read More
October 9, 2013
UN submission: CESR has joined forces with a broad coalition of 57 organizations on a joint parallel report taking the... Read More
Reports
July 22, 2013
Proper accountability mechanisms must be incorporated into post-2015 development plan if it is to avoid the pitfalls of... Read More
March 18, 2013
The human rights framework can provide operational principles and standards of conduct to ensure the post-2015... Read More
Briefings
February 25, 2013
A new Beyond-2015 paper co-cordinated by CESR explains that just and effective governance must become a central pillar... Read More