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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
July 26, 2020
Desde 2016, CESR ha trabajado con organizaciones aliadas de la sociedad civil en el Perú y en Colombia para construir un mayor consenso sobre cómo los recursos públicos pueden generarse y distribuirse de manera más equitativa, en línea con... Read More
June 18, 2020
CESR is working to spark conversations about how human rights standards and commitments can be used to help shape equitable responses to the economic fallout of COVID.  
June 17, 2020
Allison Corkery's blog post at Equal Times emphasizes how upholding socioeconomic rights in a pandemic remains an obligation—and the law.  
CESR strategy socioeconomic rights
June 3, 2020
CESR releases its 2020-2023 strategy in a moment ripe for mobilization towards systemic change. At its heart is an ambitious goal to envision a human rights-based economy and catalyze action towards it.
May 26, 2020
"COVID-19: Recovering Rights" series lays out how human rights standards can be used to shape economic responses to the pandemic.
May 21, 2020
During this pandemic, economic rescue packages—nationally and globally—must protect the socioeconomic rights of those most at risk.
Fiscal policy Latin America COVID-19
April 23, 2020
CESR and partners at the Initiative for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy in Latin America call on States to undertake broad fiscal redistribution in order to avoid dire human rights consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.  
Fiscal policy Latin America COVID-19
April 23, 2020
Iniciativa de organizaciones de la región llama a los Estados a adoptar una redistribución fiscal sin precedentes para evitar una crisis de derechos humanos a causa de COVID-19.
March 11, 2020
On March 13, CESR co-sponsors a CSW parallel event on tax justice for women's rights, organized by the Global Alliance for Tax Justice’s tax and gender working group.
December 18, 2019
 Un nuevo informe confronta de manera frontal los dogmas que han obstaculizado la realización de reformas progresivas en América Latina.