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June 1, 2020
How could our economies be transformed in the wake of COVID-19 if our rights and dignity are placed at their center? The Recovering Rights... Read More
Case Studies
April 18, 2018
CESR analyzed Ireland’s economic crisis and subsequent austerity policies. 
Case Studies
April 17, 2018
CESR compiled a factsheet as a snapshot illustrating rights realization in Egypt in 2013.  
April 10, 2018
Slide presentation to UN Human Rights Council on "Assessing Austerity: Monitoring Human Rights in Fiscal Crises"  
UN submissions
March 16, 2018
Report denounces cuts depriving health, housing, work, sexual and reproductive health rights.
UN submissions
March 15, 2018
El informe denuncia los recortes que privan a la salud, la vivienda, el trabajo y los derechos de salud sexual y... Read More
March 12, 2018
En el marco del Acuerdo de Paz, Colombia ha avanzado significativamente en varias recomendaciones aceptadas en su... Read More
February 27, 2018
Practical guidance for policymakers seeking to address the foreseeable human rights consequences of austerity. 
February 12, 2018
Remarks by CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz at the "Human Rights and Agenda 2030" event in Wilton Park, UK.
January 31, 2018
Recommendations on how activists can use the WDR to advance economic and social rights.
January 29, 2018
IACHR briefing on relevance of fiscal policies for reducing poverty and human rights violations in the Americas. 
December 13, 2017
Human rights advances in Brazil are at risk from the government's severe austerity measures.
UN submissions
December 1, 2017
CESR’s formal submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, ahead of his... Read More