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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.
January 4, 2017
5 December 2016: CESR’s Allison Corkery and Mihir Mankad have travelled to Palestine at the invitation of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights.
January 4, 2017
An end-of-year message from CESR's Executive Director Ignacio Saiz reflecting on the human rights challenges of the "post-truth" world.
January 2, 2017
Concern is growing over the potentially devastating human rights impacts of Brazil’s newly-approved ‘PEC 55’ constitutional amendment, which will freeze public spending at current levels for the next twenty years.
December 8, 2016
Brazil is on the cusp of making a constitutional amendment that will undermine fundamental human rights for generations to come.
November 30, 2016
Press release: Switzerland has received stern recommendations from the UN’s women’s rights treaty-monitoring body over the impacts of its role as a tax haven.
November 22, 2016
CESR Statement: The election of Donald Trump as US president obegs sober reflection on the implications his victory has for human rights in the US and internationally.
October 25, 2016
IBAHRI, FES and CESR are hosting an event on financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the role of corporate tax regimes in the realization of human rights.