UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights calls for a more redistributive fiscal system that addresses rising economic and social inequalities
CESR and Spanish partners brief UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Geneva on a decade of austerity in Spain
March 21, 2018
Press release: CESR and 35 Spanish organizations denounce government for failing to fulfill obligations guaranteeing economic, social and cultural rights.
January 23, 2018
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
Media: 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.
Spanish Constitutional Court restricts autonomous communities’ regulatory power to expand universal access to health care
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
CESR and partners present new empirical findings on austerity’s severe impact on food security, health and education in Brazil.
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.
CESR raises concerns about US tax bill before UN human rights and poverty expert visiting the country
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
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