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Media: Ignacio Saiz writes in Open Global Rights that the challenges economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement but a wake-up call for a more holistic approach.
March 8, 2012
The criticial importance of empowering rural women, for the sake of both protecting their rights and promoting development, has been reaffirmed at the 56th Commission on the Status of Women.
March 1, 2012
News: A diverse group of nations, ranging from Germany and Brazil to Mali, Morocco and Montenegro, have become the first signatories of a new UN mechanism designed to protect children's rights.
February 5, 2012
Press release: As European leaders agree a fiscal compact that is likely to further prejudice economic and social rights, CESR joins an open letter to Spain's Prime Minister.
December 18, 2011
Over the past 12 months some modest but critical headway has been made in efforts to bring human rights centre stage in the discourse of global development.
December 15, 2011
CESR is providing support to Equatoguinean human rights defenders eager to make use of the UPR.
November 30, 2011
Although 'mutual accountability' is on everyone's lips at the 4th High-level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, all signs are that poor performance in meeting previous aid commitments will continue.
November 19, 2011
CESR en colaboración con otras organizaciones dan la bienvenida a la decisión tomada el día de hoy por UNESCO relativa a suspender, indefinidamente, el premio nombrado y financiado por el Presidente Obiang de Guinea Ecuatorial
November 17, 2011
As voters head to the polls amidst the worst economic crisis in recent history, Ignacio Saiz warns that democracy without social rights risks becoming a 'dictatorship of the markets'.
November 16, 2011
As the UN General Assembly meets to discuss the post-2015 development framework, CESR Chairperson Alicia Yamin and board member Sakiko Fukuda-Parr highlight the importance of designing effective, participative procedures in order to create... Read More
November 14, 2011
An expert consultation was convened in Geneva on November 2-3, 2011 to discuss lessons learnt from the accountability gaps in the MDG framework, as well as how human rights can help narrow these deficits in a future post-2015 international... Read More