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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
December 18, 2019
New briefing confronts head-on dogmas that are deployed against progressive structural fiscal reforms in Latin America.
December 4, 2019
The Going Against the Grain conference focused on local grassroots initiatives that use human rights as a practical tool to actively take on vested interests and advance economic democracy.    
November 27, 2019
Ignacio Saiz' submission to OpenGlobalRights
November 25, 2019
Un nuevo informe de CESR revela que las políticas fiscales y presupuestarias injustas de Perú amenazan la educación de calidad para los niños indígenas del país y restringen el acceso al tratamiento inmediato contra el cáncer para algunos... Read More
November 25, 2019
A new report from CESR finds that Peru’s unjust tax and budget policies threaten quality education for the country’s Indigenous children and restrict access to prompt cancer treatment for some underserved patients.
October 21, 2019
CESR and partners issued an urgent appeal to the IMF to halt its support for austerity measures and to assess their human rights impacts. We also brought evidence of austerity's unequal impacts to the recent IMF/World Bank Annual meetings... Read More
October 18, 2019
CESR releases its annual report for 2018, a milestone year that marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of our founding as the first international NGO to bring human rights to the struggle for economic and social justice. 
October 16, 2019
CESR will be at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings this week, challenging the IMF’s global role in driving austerity measures that result in the steady erosion of human rights in countries such as Ecuador.
October 15, 2019
La política fiscal no puede imponerse ignorando los derechos de los pueblos.
October 15, 2019
Fiscal policy cannot be imposed while ignoring people’s rights, as the Indigenous peoples’ protest movement in Ecuador has shown.