CESR will be at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings this week, challenging the IMF’s global role in driving austerity measures that result in the steady erosion of human rights in countries such as Ecuador.
Towards human rights-based fiscal policies: Principles and Guidelines for Latin America and the Caribbean
December 20, 2018
CESR and Latin American organizations are drafting Principles and Guidelines toward securing human rights standards in fiscal policy.
November 20, 2018
On November 8th, 2018, members of CESR's global community gathered in New York City to celebrate 25 years of working for social justice through human rights. Photos, videos and an achievements timeline from the event are available here.
November 13, 2018
Ignacio Saiz and Kate Donald's submission to Social Protection and Human Rights discussed the relevance of human rights to economic inequality debates.
October 30, 2018
ICRICT, an independent, nonpartisan group of global tax experts, seeks to reform the international corporate taxation system by fostering a broad-based, inclusive discussion of the rules governing how multinationals are taxed.
October 30, 2018
Civil society inputs documenting rights deprivations in health, education, tax policies were crucial to CESCR recommendation.
October 24, 2018
Groundbreaking gathering of diverse social justice movements affirmed the need to maintain a focus on long-term systemic change and a commitment to reciprocity and mutual learning.
UN Committee interrogates harmful austerity policies in South Africa after receiving compelling evidence from civil society groups
October 4, 2018
PRESS RELEASE: The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights grilled the South African government delegation on healthcare and education cuts, regressive tax changes and rampant corruption at country’s first review.
October 1, 2018
As South Africa presents its first human rights compliance report to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, CSOs call for a human rights-based approach to fiscal and economic policy, steps to tackle... Read More
July 24, 2018
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.