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May 13, 2021
We recently experimented with a new format for sparking conversations online, gathering more than 50 partners and allies. The result? Valuable insights on the shared challenges of building a just recovery from COVID-19.
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July 14, 2020
Grazielle David, of the Fiscal Justice Network of Latin America and the Caribbean, discusses Brazilian civil society's efforts to create fiscal space for rights funding in the face of longstanding austerity and the federal government's... Read More
April 16, 2020
As CESR takes stock of the implications of the pandemic for its longer-term organizational strategy, we reflect on the challenges and opportunities the crisis presents to leveraging human rights more effectively in struggles for economic... Read More
March 27, 2020
Safeguarding human rights in economic responses to the COVID-19 crisis demands governments finally lay to rest the prevailing dogma of austerity.
February 25, 2020
Devastating findings of UN poverty expert’s recent visit to Spain put the new government’s commitments on social rights to the test.
Demonstrators in Kenya join the Global Protest to Fight Inequality.
January 28, 2020
How can human rights tools and approaches help amplify the efforts and experiences of those who face inequality on a daily basis? 
January 17, 2020
CESR is grateful for survey responses from more than 30 partners and allies helping us drill down on key questions to answer as we design our next organizational strategy.   
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November 8, 2019
Human rights advocates should be as concerned with the economic injustices giving rise to recent worldwide demonstrations as with the repressive responses to them. 
November 5, 2019
As CESR develops its next strategic plan, Executive Director Ignacio Saiz asks for feedback to help us position ourselves for greater impact on the critical issues that inform our organizational vision.            
July 26, 2019
The 2019 HLPF had admirable rhetoric, but not much evidence of serious efforts at comprehensive implementation, and a host of major flaws and limitations to contend with.
April 29, 2019
Los estados están obligados a movilizar sus recursos máximos disponibles para avanzar progresivamente en los derechos y reducir las disparidades entre los ricos y los más desfavorecidos.