UN Committee interrogates harmful austerity policies in South Africa after receiving compelling evidence from civil society groups
UN Committee on ESCR grilled the South African government delegation on healthcare and education cuts, regressive tax changes and rampant corruption at country’s first review.
April 7, 2017
Panel: CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz's comments from a side event hosted by the UN missions of Ecuador and South Africa.
March 30, 2017
Over the past fortnight since International Women’s Day, CESR has been engaging actively in the Global Days of Action on Tax Justice for Women’s Rights.
March 30, 2017
CESR's recent collaborations with human rights defenders in Uganda and our partnership with the Asia-Pacific Forum are bearing fruit.
March 21, 2017
The government delegation to the UPR formally accepted 148 of the 226 recommendations.
March 16, 2017
13-24 March 2017: The CESR team participated in various events at the Commission on the Status of Women to underline that tax justice must be a central pillar of efforts to tackle women’s marginalization.
March 7, 2017
7 March 2017: CESR is bringing a fiscal focus to International Women's Day by energetically supporting the Global Days of Action on Tax Justice for Women’s Rights.
March 3, 2017
Invitación: Webinario sobre la política fiscal y los derechos sociales organizado por ACIJ, Fundar y CESR el 7 de marzo.
February 16, 2017
16 February 2017: CESR’s Allison Corkery and Mihir Mankad recently led a five-day training workshop on monitoring economic, social and cultural rights in Manila.
January 6, 2017
CESR and its partners have taken Switzerland to task before the UN for the harmful impact of its role as a tax haven on women’s rights.
January 4, 2017
The country faced some tough questions over the shortcomings of its development policies when it came before the Human Rights Council last month.