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October 26, 2020
What would it would look like if we had an economy based on human rights? CESR and Christian Aid explore this question in A Rights-Based... Read More
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January 30, 2019
The ESPI Factsheet on Economic Policy demonstrates that the Egyptian economy has significant room for improvement when... Read More
Beyond Boundaries
January 7, 2019
The August 2018 international convening identified strategies for more dynamic engagement between economic and social... Read More
Center for economic and social rights brochure
November 9, 2018
CESR promotes socioeconomic and development policies that reduce inequality and realize economic and social rights, and... Read More
Joint Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the occasion of the review of South Africa’s first period report at the 64th Session, October 2018
UN submissions
September 10, 2018
South Africa submission explores the State's obligation to use “maximum available resources" and argues against... Read More
July 16, 2018
Spotlight Report 2018 asserts that fundamental policy changes are necessary for the SDGs to meet their potential.
July 13, 2018
Country postcards produced for the High-Level Political Forum draw attention to systemic obstacles impeding the SDGs.
IACHR thematic hearing fiscal policy Latin America human rights
May 25, 2018
Las injustas medidas de política fiscal adoptadas por algunos países Latinoamericanos han despojado a sus poblaciones... Read More
May 10, 2018
Executive summary for the thematic hearing on fiscal policy in Latin America for IACHR sessions.
May 1, 2018
Courts rely on specialized evidence like technical data in pursuing an economic and social rights claim.        
April 30, 2018
Factsheet demonstrates how Spanish austerity disproportionately affects vulnerable populations.
April 30, 2018
Colombia is in the process of entering the OECD, but lags on indicators in social and fiscal areas.  
Case Studies
April 18, 2018
CESR and partners used OPERA to monitor the government's fulfillment of the right to mental health.