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The Measure of Progress: how human rights should inform the SDG indicators
Briefing: As the dust settles on the UN Sustainable Development Summit, a new CESR briefing explores how human rights should inform the selection of SDG indicators that are currently being debated.
Spain under scrutiny at United Nations
Press release: On January 21 the Spanish government will be held to account for its human rights record at the Universal Periodic Review
The post-2015 agenda won't deliver without human rights at the core
The open letter reproduced here has been sent to the Incoming President of the General Assembly of the United Nations, H.E. Sam Kutesa, by the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus.
Rights in recession: a framework for human rights-centered economic policies
On 29 November 2011, CESR Senior Researcher Nicholas Lusiani delivered a presentation at Unicef's New York headquarters on the potential for human rights norms to inform economic policies, thereby contributing to a more just society. To access the presentation in pdf format, click on the title above.
How the U.S. defended its human rights record before the United Nations
by Maria Jose Eva
November 9th, 2010
The U.S. government presents its human rights record to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Equatorial Guinea reports to the UN on human rights commitments
by Maria José Eva
March 25th, 2010
Government and NGOs present different pictures before UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Human Rights Responses to the Global Economic Crisis in Geneva
by Shira Stanton
March 2nd, 2010
Side event on March 4 at the 13th session of the Human Rights Council
Inter-American Development Bank under pressure over new capital requests
by Kevin DoneganBank Information Center
February 19th, 2010
More than 100 civil society organizations from 18 countries stepped up pressure on the Inter-American Development Bank by demanding transparency and evidence of structural reforms.