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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.
September 1, 2020
A statement on the Progressive International website that was co-drafted by CESR's Allison Corkery, Sergio Chaparro and Ignacio Saiz with partners calls on the IMF to take responsibility for the impact of its disastrous austerity policies... Read More
September 1, 2020
An opinion piece in the Guardian by CESR's Allison Corkery with Andrés Chiriboga-Tejada, Jayati Ghosh, Demba Moussa and Adrian Falco, calls on the IMF to examine the human rights impacts of its loan conditions in Ecuador.  
August 6, 2020
CESR continues to produce work that reflects on economic responses to COVID-19 and related advocacy efforts across movements and countries.        
July 27, 2020
Since 2016, CESR has worked with civil society partners in Peru and Colombia to build greater consensus on how public resources can be more equitably generated and distributed, in line with human rights obligations.
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.  
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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.