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The government delegation to the UPR formally accepted 148 of the 226 recommendations made to it by its peers and noted 78, without accepting them.
August 5, 2016
Press release: CESR and its partners reiterate that Spain's health reform contravenes international human rights norms.
July 14, 2016
Press release: A key UN human rights body hears evidence that Switzerland’s financial system is undermining women’s rights around the world.
July 14, 2016
CESR's Ignacio Saiz and Luke Holland examine the spreading threat of unjust austerity in the Civicus '2016 State of Civil Society' report.
July 6, 2016
A UN human rights body has urged the UK to address its human rights responsibilities for facilitating cross-border tax abuse.
July 1, 2016
12 July 2016: Save the date: High-Level Political Forum side event - A Human Rights Approach to Combating Inequalities and Discrimination
June 27, 2016
15 May 2016: CESR’s Allison Corkery and Mahinour El-Badrawi joined digital gurus and social justice leaders at RightsCon in Silicon Valley.
June 27, 2016
17 May 2016: CESR and its partners organized a landmark event, Fiscal Policy and Human Rights in Times of Austerity, at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
June 16, 2016
Read the oral statement delivered by CESR at the the 32nd Session of the Human Rights Council.
April 15, 2016
23 March 2016: Defending Dignity: A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions on Monitoring Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
April 8, 2016
In the wake of the 'Panama Papers' scandal, the threat to human rights represented by international tax abuse has been thrown into stark relief.