Newsroom

Featured Update

CESR statement: The tax marches held across and beyond the US on April 15 were an opportunity to focus on the alarming implications of proposed US tax reforms.  
April 15, 2014
News: CESR's Niko Lusiani addresses major meeting of UN development bodies, explaining why post-2015 financing must be anchored in human rights.
April 7, 2014
New resource: CESR has led the development of a new website to support progress in overcoming the unique challenges that arise in monitoring economic and social rights.
April 6, 2014
Press Release: As presidential elections draw near in Egypt, a large coalition is taking the country to task before the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review.
April 1, 2014
The Righting Finance Initiative has delivered a statement to the Intergovernmental Committee on Financing for Sustainable Development as it considers the theme of 'Co-Creating New Partnerships'.
March 2, 2014
Statement: CESR is calling on members of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals to renew their commitment to placing human rights at the core of the post-2015 framework.
February 27, 2014
Rising inequality is an issue whose time has finally come. But if governments are serious about halting this trend in the post-2015 development agenda, they will need to tackle the injustices of our current tax and fiscal systems.
February 5, 2014
Op-ed: Writing for Al-Jazeera, CESR Communications Coordinator Luke Holland examines the importance of human rights standards in addressing inequality in the post-2015 development agenda.
January 29, 2014
Press release: A new report from the European Committee on Social Rights finds Spain's legislation denying health care services to undocumented migrants to be regressive.
December 19, 2013
A new initiative led by two members of CESR's board offers important guidance on target-setting and measurement of progress from a human rights perspective.
December 19, 2013
On 22 October 2013, CESR and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute hosted a conversation with Magdalena Sepúlveda and Olivier de Schutter.