Featured Update

After 12 successful years as our Executive Director, Ignacio Saiz is stepping down from his role at the end of March 2022. Read his announcement here.
May 5, 2021
CESR supports the call of organizations from throughout the region demanding that Colombian authorities guarantee citizens’ rights to mobilize peacefully and take part in fiscal debates.
March 19, 2021
Scotland has achieved a historic milestone as its government announced new legislation that incorporates a set of human rights recommendations to guarantee adequate standards of living for all.
December 18, 2020
An end of year message from Ignacio Saiz, reflecting on three lessons learnt in a year like no other.
December 14, 2020
As this tumultuous and difficult year comes to a close, there is positive news on the horizon. Just last week, the first country launched its national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with other countries set to follow suit within weeks.... Read More
October 26, 2020
Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) and Christian Aid are launching a new publication, A Rights-Based Economy: Putting people and planet first. It asks a radical question: what would it would look like if we had an economy based... Read More
October 19, 2020
The 2020 edition of the Spotlight Report, launched September 17, 2020, argues policy responses to COVID-19 must not return us to the deeply dysfunctional, structurally unequal status quo and offers as an alternative the “8 R” agenda for... Read More
October 19, 2020
CESR co-organizó un evento en el Foro de la Sociedad Civil de las reuniones anuales del FMI y del Grupo del Banco Mundial para explorar posibles respuestas a esta pregunta.
October 16, 2020
A round-up of CESR's work on COVID-19 from September and October 2020.
October 15, 2020
CESR co-organized an event at the Civil Society Policy Forum of the 2020 World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings exploring this question.
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September 16, 2020
Drawing on two years of research and interviews with Botswanan miners, All Risk and No Reward describes how miners are denied access to quality healthcare and adequate and timely compensation for workplace injuries.