At the 2018 HLPF on Sustainable Development, CESR dedicated its efforts to recognizing that the SDGs require urgent and concrete action to remedy inequalities, with rights-based fiscal policies a key tool in that endeavor.
July 17, 2018
In Economic and Social Rights in a Neoliberal World, Allison Corkery and Heba Khalil identify the ways in which quantification can help build civil society power while challenging neoliberalism in Egypt.
July 9, 2018
Spotlight 2018 reports that the "world is off-track in terms of achieving sustainable development and fundamental policy changes are necessary..."
July 5, 2018
At the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at the UN, CESR will advocate for reorienting SDG implementation so it is compatible with human rights and fiscal justice.
May 29, 2018
Media: Ignacio Saiz writes in Open Global Rights that 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.
Los países latinoamericanos deben reformar sus políticas fiscales para garantizar los derechos humanos
May 25, 2018
Declaración: Las injustas medidas de política fiscal adoptadas por algunos países Latinoamericanos han despojado a sus poblaciones de las protecciones sociales básicas, lo cual ha agravado los déficits de derechos sociales y económicos.
May 25, 2018
Statement: Unjust fiscal policy measures adopted by some Latin American countries have stripped basic social protections from their populations, exacerbating social and economic rights deficits and provoking unrest.
May 16, 2018
Media: Preventing another “lost decade” will require us to see human rights values not as merely collateral damage of economic policy, but as cogent and universal norms actively guiding tough fiscal dilemmas in the public’s interest.
Políticas Fiscales y Garantía de los Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales en América Latina: Argentina, Brasil, Colombia y Perú
May 10, 2018
Declaración: Informe y audiencia temática en la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos.
Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru
May 10, 2018
Statement: CESR and regional partners at the IACHR this week are voicing concern that the majority of Latin American countries have not used fiscal policy in the fight against poverty, inequality and human rights violations.
May 2, 2018
Media: IHRB blog post by Salil Tripathi in response to Samuel Moyne points out CESR as an organization with a track record of using human rights to campaign for distributional fairness.