Switzerland

Blog | June 28, 2017
Tax competition & avoidance "inconsistent with human rights"

Blog: New CESCR General Comment details governments’ legal duties to prevent and address the adverse impacts of corporate tax avoidance on human rights.

News and Events | January 6, 2017
Switzerland held to account for cost of tax abuse on women’s rights

CESR and its partners have taken Switzerland to task before the UN for the harmful impact of its role as a tax haven on women’s rights.

Factsheets, Publications | November 3, 2016
Switzerland Factsheet

Joint submission and factsheet to the UN Committee on the Elimination of of Discrimination Against Women show how Swiss role as tax haven undermines women's rights in developing countries.

Publications, Submissions | March 2, 2016
Switzerland's financial secrecy scrutinized under human rights spotlight

UN submission: A coalition of civil society organizations has called on CEDAW to examine the extra-territorial impacts of Switzerland’s financial legislation on women’s rights.