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IACHR briefing on relevance of fiscal policies for reducing poverty and human rights violations in the Americas.
Human rights advances in Brazil are at risk from the government's severe austerity measures.
Fiscal Impoverishment in the United States: Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Poverty and Human Rights
CESR’s formal submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, ahead of his official visit to the United States. The submission warns that the proposed tax plans will only deepen poverty and inequality within the U.S., while also enabling transnational tax abuse and therefore undermining the ability of countries around the world to invest in human rights.
CESR Remarks to the NANHRI 11th Biennial Conference, November 2017
CESR's OPERA framework tracks South African court's mandate on education rights.
From Human Rights and Public Finance: Budgets and the Promotion of Economic and Social Rights, edited by Aoife Nolan, Rory O'Connell and Colin Harvey
Briefing examines using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to improve accountability for women's rights.
New report: Fiscal Policy for Equality and Rights: Mapping debates, initiatives and actors in the Andean Region
The impacts of structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for the status of economic and social rights.
CESR is proud to present a new briefing examining the human rights issues at stake in SDG10 and offering a set of human rights-based policy proposals to ensure the promise of this goal is fulfilled.
Graphic evidence of chronic deprivations of economic and social rights in Uganda has been presented in Kampala.
Resource: DatNav is a new guide, produced with the collaboration of CESR.
Documento de síntesis: Diálogo auspiciado por la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) en el marco del 157 periodo de sesiones.
As the dust settles on the UN Sustainable Development Summit, a new CESR briefing explores how human rights should inform the selection of SDG indicators that are currently being debated.
UN submission: A coalition of civil society organizations has called on CEDAW to examine the extra-territorial impacts of Switzerland’s financial legislation on women’s rights.
Tax policies need to focus on women’s human rights and unpaid care work.
New book includes a chapter by Allison Corkery, Director of CESR’s Rights Claiming and Accountability Program, on fact-finding methodologies and the multidimensional nature of chronic deprivations.
The Asia Pacific Forum (APF) and CESR are pleased to release a new manual designed to strengthen the role of NHRIs in monitoring economic and social rights.
Publication: Leading figures from the economic and social rights movement take stock of the state of the field.
The 11 briefing papers in this series were prepared by CESR and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
This briefing challenges eight widespread yet misguided perceptions about economic policy in times of crisis, and suggests human rights-centered policy alternatives.
Briefing: A new document from CESR and the Danish Institute for Human Rights explains the role NHRIs should play in post-2015 development.
Briefing: Human rights can provide a fresh lens in post-2015 negotiations
CESR and its partners have developed a proposal for a robust monitoring mechanism for post-2015 development.