Colombia

News and Events | December 5, 2021
CESR Co-Organizes Strategic Meeting of Indigenous Leaders From Peru and Colombia

At the event, we highlighted how the Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policies can aid the claims of indigenous peoples.

Blog | May 10, 2021
What Fiscal Reforms Is Latin America Clamoring for, and How Can We Make Them a Reality?

The current crisis in Colombia - where large-scale protests have been sparked by a proposed fiscal reform package - clearly shows the need for revitalizing the connection between fiscal policy and rights in the Latin American region and beyond. CESR is working with partners to do just this: opening tax debates to those whose rights are most affected by them.

Blog | September 3, 2020
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | Colombia

Dejusticia's Alejandro Rodríguez Llach discusses the need for more comprehensive, rights-affirming income protections for Colombia's most vulnerable citizens, post-COVID.

News and Events | July 27, 2020
Forging Tools for Fiscal Justice in the Andean Region

Since 2016, CESR has worked with civil society partners in Peru and Colombia to build greater consensus on how public resources can be more equitably generated and distributed, in line with human rights obligations.

News and Events | May 12, 2020
A Proposal for a COVID-19 Emergency Basic Income in Colombia Gains Traction

The National University of Colombia has published a proposal co-authored by CESR’s Sergio Chaparro for adopting an emergency basic income in Colombia.

Blog, Video | October 3, 2019
Fiscal Policy and the Rights of Indigenous and Afro-descendant Peoples

Video from workshop in Bogotá bringing together Indigenous and Afro-descendant leaders from Peru and Colombia to discuss the links between unjust fiscal policies, extractive industries, and the rights and wellbeing of these communities..

Blog | June 4, 2019
Linking Fiscal and Environmental Justice Agendas in the Andean Region

Environmental, socioeconomic and fiscal injustices in the Andean Region mutually reinforce each other, disproportionally affecting the rights and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples and Afro-descendant communities.

News and Events | May 6, 2019
Financial Restrictions and Human Rights: the Case of Colombia

CESR's Sergio Chaparro recently published a chapter on "Financial restrictions and human rights: the case of Colombia" in the latest volume of the Journal of the Ministerio Público de la Defensa de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

News and Events | May 25, 2018
Latin American countries must reform their fiscal policies to guarantee human rights

Unjust fiscal policy measures adopted by some Latin American countries strip basic social protections from populations, creating rights deficits and sowing unrest.

News and Events | May 10, 2018
Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru

Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America

Publications | April 30, 2018
Colombia: Fiscal Policy, Peace and Human Rights

Colombia is in the process of entering the OECD, but lags on indicators in social and fiscal areas.