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.
June 10, 2015
Join us on June 16th, from 10:00am to 12:00pm EST, for a free webinar on tax justice and women's rights.
May 6, 2015
Tax justice activists and human rights defenders from all over the world came together April 29-30, 2015 in Peru for a strategy meeting designed to build a platform for future collaboration.
April 9, 2015
CESR's Nicholas Lusiani has delivered a presentation on behalf of civil society in advance of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.
March 31, 2015
This statement has been released by the Beyond-2015 coalition, of which CESR is a member, in reponse to two articles published by The Economist on 28 March 2015.
March 18, 2015
Side event: On Monday 23 March, CESR together with its partners in the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus will hold a timely debate about how to measure the SDGs and accompanying targets.
March 12, 2015
Op-ed: As Egypt hosts a major investment conference, CESR's Allison Corkery and ECESR's Heba Khalil warn of the dangers of pursuing the same failed development model of the past.
January 29, 2015
Spain's failure to protect economic and social rights in times of economic crisis has come under stern criticism from other states at the Universal Periodic Review.
January 22, 2015
UN presentation: CESR's Kate Donald recently spoke at a UN forum, challenging states on their aversion to accountability for development commitments.
January 18, 2015
Press release: On January 21 the Spanish government will be held to account for its human rights record at the Universal Periodic Review
January 14, 2015
Joint statement: The Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus assesses the good and the not-so-good in the UN Secretary General's 'Synthesis Report on post-2015 development'.