LDC

Ireland’s economic & social rights record under the spotlight at United Nations
by Luke Holland
October 4th, 2011
On Thursday October 6 Ireland will face the scrutiny of her peers at the United Nations as her human rights record is considered at the UPR. CESR will be present to highlight the retrogression in economic and social rights that has flowed from the government's short-sighted austerity measures.
Human Rights Essential to Human Development in Least-Developed Countries
by Victoria Wisniewski Otero
May 27th, 2011
A new goal to halve the number of least-developed countries by 2022 can only succeed if it is grounded within a genuine framework of human rights.