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Human rights expert writes that CESR stands out when citing tax havens as a drain on available resources that could provide adequate economic and social rights. 
July 23, 2013
After five years of economic crisis and a series of austerity budgets that have served only to compound its problems, people in Spain are being pushed to the limits of resilience.
July 22, 2013
In recent months, CESR has been sharing its OPERA framework with our partners in New Zealand, Malaysia and Slovenia.
July 8, 2013
Joint declaration: CESR has joined a new civil society declaration released to mark the 20th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action.
June 4, 2013
Statement: CESR responds to the recent report delivered by the High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Agenda, which will feed into the design of the future development framework.
May 20, 2013
Two events at the UN headquarters in New York present findings from global consultations on the post-2015 agenda and launch a new publication on the role accountability must play in the framework.
May 8, 2013
A new joint statement, endorsed by 49 leading human rights and development organizations so far, calls for human rights be placed at the core of the new development agenda.
March 25, 2013
The United Nations expert body on gender discrimination has called on Angola to address the poor protection of maternal health and reproductive rights in the country.
February 7, 2013
UN consultation: Human rights concerns have been highlighted extensively in a new United Nations consultation report on the form and content of a future development framework.
February 5, 2013
The Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will enter into force on May 5, after Uruguay became the tenth country to ratify.
February 5, 2013
Side event: On Friday February 8, CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz will join leading figures from the spheres of human rights and diplomacy for a panel event at the UN headquarters in New York.