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December 13, 2017
CESR's Niko Lusiani writes in FACTCoalition about CESR bringing the human rights costs of the proposed U.S. tax cuts to the attention of leading UN human rights official Philip Alston now investigating poverty in the country. 
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.
March 2, 2017
2 March 2017: UN expert body takes new steps to prevent corporate tax abuses, but more is needed to ensure companies pay their fair share.
February 13, 2017
The SDGs offer an opportunity to mobilize action against inequality, but our approaches and policy solutions must be informed by human rights.
July 18, 2016
Blog: inequality takes center stage at UN, as High-Level Political Forum promises to 'leave noone behind' in SDGs.
July 13, 2016
As the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) convenes this week, Kate Donald and Lena Kahler examine whether Agenda 2030 will live up to its promise to “leave no one behind”.
March 8, 2016
As the UN Statistical Commission debates final proposals for the SDG indicators, there is serious concern over the absence of a robust measure of inequality.
February 17, 2016
Four months have now passed since Agenda 2030 was agreed, but the crucial matter of designating indicators to measure progress remains in the balance.
February 4, 2016
CESR's partners in South Africa have secured a significant breakthrough after a court ordered the Minister of Basic Education to address furniture shortages in Eastern Cape schools.
January 28, 2016
There is one critical area where the SDGs fall dangerously short – accountability. Read the new blog by Kate Donald, Director of CESR's Human Rights in Development Program.