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Barely two years remain before the 2015 deadline for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), yet it has become painfully clear that many of the targets set out in the MDGs will not be met. A new CESR primer argues that the human rights framework can provide operational principles and standards of conduct to ensure the successor development plan delivers on its promises, however.
10 December 2012 - Washington DC, New York, Johannesburg, Montevideo and Rio de Janeiro.
A task force of human rights organizations and networks today launched a website devoted to highlighting the globally growing concern about the impact of financial regulation on human rights.
The financial crisis' harm to enjoyment of human rights worldwide is well documented. Livelihoods, poverty, human rights, freedom of expression and mobility, identity and sexuality have come under pressure and been radically altered since the financial crisis.
CESR Newsletter, October 2012
As the world marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, two questions arise: how long are we willing to go on tolerating the violence and injustice of extreme poverty? And what can be done to bring about this elusive goal more swiftly?