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The Initiative for Human Rights Principles and Guidelines in Fiscal Policy in Latin America is demanding radical changes to the rules of global taxation in order to stop tax avoidance and the race to the bottom in corporate tax rates. 
May 29, 2011
A joint response to a UN report by civil society organizations, including CESR, stresses accountability within a human rights framework.
May 26, 2011
A new goal to halve the number of least-developed countries by 2022 can only succeed if it is grounded within a genuine framework of human rights.
March 10, 2011
Oil giant Chevron is ordered to pay US$9 billion compensation for the environmental and health impacts of oil contamination in the Amazon. CESR Co-founder Chris Jochnick reflects on the judgment.
March 7, 2011
Women should have access to education, to jobs, to land and to resources, not only because it is good for the economy, but because 'like men' they are entitled to these fundamental rights.
February 16, 2011
Oil giant Chevron is ordered to pay US$9 billion compensation for the environmental and health impacts of oil contamination in the Amazon.
February 14, 2011
New UN agency will direct UN activities on gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.
February 13, 2011
In September 2010, immediately following the UN MDG review summit, CESR joined forces with Realizing Rights to reflect on longer-term strategies for transforming the dominant development paradigm through human rights advocacy. Post-MDG... Read More
February 3, 2011
NGOs respond to a new UN framework on business and human rights.
February 3, 2011
Disparities between youth and adults, and between men and women, especially in health, education and labor rights, reveal much.
February 3, 2011
Crackdown campaign betrays an apparent attempt to stifle the flow of information, silence independent reporting and to eliminate potential witnesses to further government repressions that may occur in the coming days.