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.
November 20, 2015
In March 2003, CESR released a report which presented a comprehensive analysis of why a war against Iraq would be unequivocally illegal.
September 29, 2015
Invitation: CESR invites you to a thematic hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights examining the relationship between fiscal policy and human rights.
September 24, 2015
Statement: CESR responds to Agenda 2030, the new sustainable development goals for the next 15 years adopted by member states at the United Nations.
September 24, 2015
Statement: As world leaders gather to adopt 'Agenda 2030', the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the new framework.
September 20, 2015
Invitation: CESR invites you to panel event bringing together leading figures to reflect critically on the progress made in securing human rights in Agenda 2030.
July 13, 2015
Joint declaration: As world leaders meet in Addis Ababa, over 600 civil society organizations call for a stronger agreement on post-2015 financing for development.
June 25, 2015
Press release: As Spain appears before the Human Rights Council, CESR and its partners affirm access to health care is still not guaranteed to migrants in the country.
June 23, 2015
On Thursday 25 June, CESR and its partners will hold a side event at UN headquarters examining the role of the private sector in post-2015 accountability.
June 18, 2015
Joint declaration: The Global Week of Action for Tax Justice has culminated in the release of the Lima Declaration on Tax Justice and Human Rights.
How can the Universal Periodic Review strengthen the realization of economic, social and cultural rights?
June 11, 2015
Side event: On 17 June, CESR and Amnesty International will hold an event in Geneva to discuss how the UPR can better address inequality and disadvantage around the world.