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October 22, 2012

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

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

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

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…