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A golden opportunity for fiscal justice: CESR welcomes Colombia’s announcement of Latin America’s first global tax summit
We welcome Colombia's announcement of the first ever Ministerial tax summit for the Latin American and Caribbean region.
An end-of-year message from our Executive Director.
CESR participated in a two-day workshop in Tunis on the OECD’s Global Tax Agreement, hosted by the Tunisian Observatory of the Economy and Tax Justice Network Africa.
A statement signed by 17 organizations asks Congress to change tax exemptions.
Participants from 7 countries were at the skill-sharing sessions led by CESR.
In this joint statement, CESR and allies call on the governments of Chile and Colombia to lead the way towards fiscal justice in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CESR met with partners in Kenya to strategize around advancing debt justice around the world.
We're starting a collaboration and learning process, with the aim to gather ideas, critiques, stories and proposals to bring to life the bold and ambitious vision of the Rights-Based Economy.
In the submission, we focused on reforms to global economic governance and the link between resource generation and the capacity to respond to climate change and its racially disparate impacts.
The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism called upon States to use all tools at their disposal to bring an end to vaccine inequity and its racially disparate impacts.
Registration is open for CESR's course "Sin recursos no hay derechos" at the Latin American "School for Activists", organized by our partners ACIJ, Namati & Red de Empoderamiento Jurídico.
CESR and partners responded to the call for inputs by the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt with a joint submission that points to the extra-territorial obligations of Global North states on tax governance.
Ahead of the visit to Argentina of the UN Independent Expert on foreign debt, CESR shared insights on how the human rights framework should guide reforms and analysis of the debt crisis in the country.
CESR strategized with ESCR-net allies on how human rights law can guide a just recovery from COVID-19
After a complaint submitted by CESR and allies, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) called out Germany, Switzerland, the UK, and the US for violating international law and replicating colonial hierarchies by blocking access to COVID vaccine and treatment technologies.
The Initiative for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy held a workshop on Argentina’s public debt and its relationship to human rights.
A joint report illustrates how the austerity measures introduced by Serbia since 2014 violate the State’s human rights obligations.
Our team and allies have been closely following the implementation of recommendations by the UN on economic, social, and cultural rights.
At the event, we highlighted how the Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policies can aid the claims of indigenous peoples.
Our Director of Strategy and Learning, Allison Corkery, presented at a training workshop on how national human rights institutions can monitor States' responses to COVID-19.
A broad coalition of public health experts, human rights law groups, and organizations -including CESR- have taken legal action against the US, UK, Germany, Norway, and Switzerland due to an inequitable and racially discriminatory rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
The Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy were presented at the 4th Conference on the Right to Development & Illicit Financial Flows from Africa.