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 9, 2010
"UNESCO is allowing itself to be used to burnish the unsavory reputation of a cruel and corrupt despot." --Tutu Alicante, EG Justice
May 6, 2010
Successive governments have seen health, education, housing and other social goods as market commodities rather than as rights which the state has the duty to respect, protect and fulfill.
May 6, 2010
UNESCO-Obiang Science Prize Funded by Suspect Money from Equatorial Guinea Leader.
May 3, 2010
Despite being the world's wealthiest economy, the United States has one the poorest records of economic and social rights achievement of all high-income countries, a new CESR analysis shows.
March 24, 2010
Government and NGOs present different pictures before UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
March 1, 2010
The Center for Economic and Social Rights, along with ESCR-Net and the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS), is sponsoring an event on Thursday, March 4 from 13:15-15:00 in Room XXIII of the Palais de Nations (Geneva).... Read More
February 18, 2010
More than 100 civil society organizations from 18 countries stepped up pressure on the Inter-American Development Bank by demanding transparency and evidence of structural reforms.
February 17, 2010
New Tactics is hosting an online dialogue from February 24 to March 2 called "Using Budget for Monitoring".
February 10, 2010
Haitian human rights and development organizations are calling for a different vision of development aid in the aftermath of the earthquake.
February 7, 2010
CESR will co-sponsor "Maternal Mortality - rights of 'critical concern' within and beyond Beijing," a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 from 14:00 to 15:30 at the UN Church Center in New York on the 2nd floor.