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November 22, 2017
CESR workshopped with multiple European partners in Riga, Latvia to strengthen national human rights institutes' capacity to increase skills for handling ESCR complaints and monitoring socioeconomic policies. 
November 21, 2017
The Paradise Papers have prompted a demand for an international convention ending cross-border tax abuse and financial secrecy. As a truly transnational problem, tackling tax abuse requires a concerted global response.   
November 8, 2017
By Allison Corkery and Terry Roethlein  
October 10, 2017
CESR presented at the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, discussing inequality, progressive fiscal policy and human rights while launching a Bretton Woods Project briefing on austerity, the IMF and women’s rights.
September 3, 2017
How can human rights help us design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion? This question was at the heart of a workshop on social security reform co-facilitated by the Scottish Human Rights Commission and CESR.
July 25, 2017
Blog: CESR reflects on the shortcomings of the 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. 
June 28, 2017
Blog: New CESCR General Comment details governments’ legal duties to prevent and address the adverse impacts of corporate tax avoidance on human rights.
June 19, 2017
Blog: New SDG progress report confirms civil society fears that weak monitoring is undermining ambitious spirit of the agenda.
June 8, 2017
Last month, CESR's Allison Corkery joined a group of practitioners and academics from diverse disciplines for a workshop organized by the Human Rights Methodology Lab.
March 3, 2017
A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on economic inequality and human rights by CESR's Kate Donald.
March 3, 2017
A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on economic inequality and human rights by CESR's Kate Donald.