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9 November 2017: Program director Niko Lusiani presented CESR’s proposal informing the Guiding Principles for Human Rights Impact Assessments of Economic Reform Policies at the Offices of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva.
7-9 November: CESR's Allison Corkery attended the Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) 11th Biennial Conference on rights-based approaches to Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063.
CESR statement: The tax marches held across and beyond the US on April 15 were an opportunity to focus on the alarming implications of proposed US tax reforms.
Panel: CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz's comments from a side event hosted by the UN missions of Ecuador and South Africa.
Over the past fortnight since International Women’s Day, CESR has been engaging actively in the Global Days of Action on Tax Justice for Women’s Rights.
CESR's recent collaborations with human rights defenders in Uganda and our partnership with the Asia-Pacific Forum are bearing fruit.
The government delegation to the UPR formally accepted 148 of the 226 recommendations.
13-24 March 2017: The CESR team participated in various events at the Commission on the Status of Women to underline that tax justice must be a central pillar of efforts to tackle women’s marginalization.
7 March 2017: CESR is bringing a fiscal focus to International Women's Day by energetically supporting the Global Days of Action on Tax Justice for 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.
The country faced some tough questions over the shortcomings of its development policies when it came before the Human Rights Council last month.
5 December 2016: CESR’s Allison Corkery and Mihir Mankad have travelled to Palestine at the invitation of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights.
Concern is growing over the potentially devastating human rights impacts of Brazil’s newly-approved ‘PEC 55’ constitutional amendment, which will freeze public spending at current levels for the next twenty years.
Statement: CESR expresses deep concern over the recent verdict, and ongoing crackdown, against human rights defenders and organizations in Egypt.
The UN recently hosted its first review of progress towards the SDGs, but the mechanism's weak mandate and structure risk undermining its effectiveness.
Spain: Constitutional Court ruling on health service exclusion of undocumented migrants ignores human rights
Press release: CESR and its partners reiterate that Spain's health reform contravenes international human rights norms.
In the wake of the 'Panama Papers' scandal, the threat to human rights represented by international tax abuse has been thrown into stark relief.
Invitation to a groundbreaking dialogue at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
Human rights can help confront economic inequality, but four key challenges must be overcome, argue CESR's Ignacio Saiz and Gaby Oré Aguilar in openGlobalRights.
In late October, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held its first thematic hearing on fiscal policy and human rights.
Statement: CESR responds to Agenda 2030, the new sustainable development goals for the next 15 years adopted by member states at the United Nations.