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October 22, 2012

SERF_index_universal_periodic_review_UN_human_rights Holding Countries Accountable for Social and Economic Rights

Last week I introduced the SERF Index, a new measurement tool my colleagues Susan Randolph, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, and I have built to evaluate social and economic rights fulfillment. The new index shed…

October 15, 2012

equatorial_guinea_SERF_index_human_rights How Well Do Countries Fulfill Economic and Social Rights?

The UN Human Rights Council will hold its 14th Universal Periodic Review this month to evaluate human rights practices in fourteen member states from across the globe. Countries are bound under inte…

September 25, 2012

woman_carrying_water_MDG_congo_question_of_the_week Question of the Week: The Millennium Development Goals

What impact have the Millennium Development Goals had, and what should follow them after they expire? Question of the Week posts review important questions and controversies in global development b…

September 20, 2012

UN-Millennium-Development-Goals-Summit-Ban-Ki-Moon-Post-2015-Agenda-Global-Poverty Emerging Voices: Alicia Ely Yamin on Defining the Next Set of Global Development Goals

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Alicia Ely Yamin, le…