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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.
June 8, 2018
A new metric, developed jointly by CESR and its partners in Egypt, offers a more multidimensional view of the socioeconomic situation in Egypt and its human impacts.
June 7, 2018
U.N. poverty expert Philip Alston's report on U.S. poverty reflects CESR concerns about effects of tax cuts on human rights and inequality.  
May 17, 2018
This spring, CESR challenged the IMF to stop supporting harmful fiscal consolidation measures, as in Brazil, Peru, Spain and Egypt,   
May 17, 2018
The challenges economic inequality poses for human rights are not the death knell for the movement but a wake-up call for a more holistic approach.
May 11, 2018
The OPERA House project asks which tools human rights activists need to better understand and tackle the unjust socioeconomic structures that cause so many of the world’s human rights violations.  
April 26, 2018
The challenges facing human rights are not the death knell for the movement, but a wake up call for a more holistic approach.  
April 24, 2018
CESR wants to deepen its understanding of who is currently using OPERA or its related methodological tools, and how. We’re inviting interested collaborators to sign up to learn more about getting involved in the OPERA House project.
April 19, 2018
What tools do human rights activists need to better understand, and, more importantly, tackle, the unjust socioeconomic structures that cause so many of the world’s human rights violations? The Center for Economic and Social Rights is... Read More
April 17, 2018
At the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank this week, CESR will share its work on human rights in times of austerity, and will promote more sufficient, equitable and accountable fiscal policies that uphold human rights. 
March 1, 2018
Setting out a methodological framework for assessing and addressing the human rights impacts of fiscal consolidation.