Publications

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Joint Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the occasion of the review of South Africa’s first period report at the 64th Session, October 2018
UN submissions
September 10, 2018
South Africa submission explores the State's obligation to use “maximum available resources" and argues against austerity.
Statements
April 10, 2018
Slide presentation to UN Human Rights Council on "Assessing Austerity: Monitoring Human Rights in Fiscal Crises"  
UN submissions
March 16, 2018
Report denounces cuts depriving health, housing, work, sexual and reproductive health rights.
UN submissions
March 15, 2018
El informe denuncia los recortes que privan a la salud, la vivienda, el trabajo y los derechos de salud sexual y... Read More
March 12, 2018
En el marco del Acuerdo de Paz, Colombia ha avanzado significativamente en varias recomendaciones aceptadas en su... Read More
Briefings
February 27, 2018
Practical guidance for policymakers seeking to address the foreseeable human rights consequences of austerity. 
February 14, 2018
CESR has produced a series of publications defining how human rights can be operationalized for the SDGs.
Statements
February 12, 2018
Remarks by CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz at the "Human Rights and Agenda 2030" event in Wilton Park, UK.
Briefings
January 31, 2018
Recommendations on how activists can use the WDR to advance economic and social rights.
Briefings
January 29, 2018
IACHR briefing on relevance of fiscal policies for reducing poverty and human rights violations in the Americas. 
Factsheets
December 13, 2017
Human rights advances in Brazil are at risk from the government's severe austerity measures.
UN submissions
December 1, 2017
CESR’s formal submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, ahead of his... Read More
November 20, 2017
CESR Remarks to the NANHRI 11th Biennial Conference, November 2017