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Media: New factsheet "Human Rights in Times of Austerity" received coverage from at least thirty Brazilian publications and websites in the past month. 
January 12, 2018
Human rights expert writes that CESR stands out when citing tax havens as a drain on available resources that could provide adequate economic and social rights. 
December 21, 2017
Media: The methods human rights researchers and advocates use determine what injustices we see and prioritize, making methodology far more than just a technical choice.
December 15, 2017
Press Release: CESR and partners denounce the recent Spanish Constitutional Court’s Judgment that nullifies Basque legislation guaranteeing undocumented migrants' access to the national health system.  
December 14, 2017
Press release: One year into Brazil’s 20-year public spending cap, CESR and partners present new empirical findings to Brazilian Congress illustrating austerity’s severe impact on food security, health and education.
December 13, 2017
Media: 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. 
December 11, 2017
Media: CESR's Allison Corkery writes in Open Society Foundations Voices blog about using OPERA tool with Legal Resources Centre to identify indicators and analyze data for tracking implementation in South African education rights case.
December 6, 2017
6 December: CESR Statement: As U.S. Congress considers drastically altering its tax code, CESR presented human rights costs of proposed cuts to the attention of visiting UN human rights and poverty official.
September 27, 2017
How can human rights advocacy help design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion?
September 27, 2017
The great physicist Albert Einstein is reported to have once said “insanity is making the same mistakes and expecting different results.” While the veracity of the quote is unclear, its message certainly rings true in the field of... Read More
September 27, 2017
New report draws on input from more than 50 regional organizations and experts to offer a strategic road map for potential civil society actions aimed at achieving progressive and structural tax and spending reforms in the Andean nations... Read More