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July 26, 2019
The 2019 HLPF had admirable rhetoric, but not much evidence of serious efforts at comprehensive implementation, and a host of major flaws and limitations to contend with.
April 29, 2019
Los estados están obligados a movilizar sus recursos máximos disponibles para avanzar progresivamente en los derechos y reducir las disparidades entre los ricos y los más desfavorecidos.
April 22, 2019
States are obligated to mobilize their maximum available resources to progressively advance rights and reduce disparities between the wealthy and the most disadvantaged.
January 24, 2019
The South African government’s  adoption of austerity measures now perpetuates many of the same inequalities that apartheid upheld many years ago.
December 20, 2018
As 2018 ends, Executive Director Ignacio Saiz discusses the 70th anniversary of the UDHR and the 25th anniversary of CESR, both celebrated this year, as well as CESR's work supporting the UDHR's agenda of social and economic justice.
December 20, 2018
Slideshow illustrates the impacts of CESR's collaborative work monitoring austerity policies and other effects of the 2008 financial crisis.    
October 24, 2018
El nuevo gobierno de España ha invocado el respeto a sus obligaciones en derechos humanos para poner fin a la exclusión sanitaria de los inmigrantes en situación irregular.
October 24, 2018
Spain’s new government ends the exclusion of undocumented migrants from health care, an austerity measure adopted by the former government.  
Christine Lagarde
September 27, 2018
A World Leader Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation for IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is at odds with the IMF's role in promoting austerity packages around the world.
austerity Italy healthcare
August 22, 2018
Since 2012, Italian austerity policies have slashed public health spending by billions of euros, threatening accessibility and widening health inequalities. Are there alternatives?
maximum Available Resources
August 20, 2018
Governments can realize maximum available resources by referencing current distributional debates and establishing hard law solutions via the international human rights ecosystem.