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How can human rights advocacy help design policies that tackle economic inequality and social exclusion?
March 2, 2016
In late October, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held its first thematic hearing on fiscal policy and human rights.
March 2, 2016
With extreme inequality one of the defining issues of our time, CESR guest-edits a new openGlobalRights debate exploring the intersection of economic inequality and human rights.
November 20, 2015
By failing to implement a fair and progressive tax policy, the Guatemalan state systematically violates economic and social rights.
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: As world leaders gather to adopt 'Agenda 2030', the Post-2015 Human Rights Caucus evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of the new framework.
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 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.