Just COVID Recovery

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Blog | December 10, 2021
Time for a Rights-Based Economy (the inequality-based one isn’t working)

Human Rights Day message from our Executive Director, Ignacio Saiz

News and Events | November 18, 2021
Global Civil Society Petitions UN to Investigate Discrimination in Vaccine Roll-Out

A broad coalition of public health experts, human rights law groups, and organizations -including CESR- have taken legal action against the US, UK, Germany, Norway, and Switzerland due to an inequitable and racially discriminatory rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Publications, Submissions | November 17, 2021
CESR's Submission to UN’s Independent Expert on Foreign Debt

We urge Prof. Attiya Waris to investigate the linkages between rising debt, tax systems, governance, and climate action.

Publications | October 10, 2021
Learning From Our Community

What have we learned from our organizations mobilizing for economic transformation in the wake of COVID-19.

Publications, Reports & Briefings | August 5, 2021
Aligning Demands for a Just Recovery

We organized two community calls with partners and allies from across the social, economic, and environmental justice movements. In this brief publication, you can find out more about what we learned about working together for a rights-based economic transformation in the wake of COVID-19.

Publications | August 1, 2021
Economics & Human Rights in South Africa During COVID

In this collaborative series between the Institute for Economic Justice, CESR and SECTION27, we explore the link between economics and human rights during COVID-19 in South Africa.

News and Events | June 14, 2021
Sharing Tools to Track the Human Rights Impact of Fiscal Responses to COVID

On June 2, CESR continued its work with EuroMed Rights’ Economic and Social Rights Working Group, holding a skills-sharing session on evaluating how governments’ fiscal responses to COVID-19 impact people’s human rights.

Basic page | May 24, 2021
Monitoring Economic Responses to COVID-19

CESR is working on different tools to help shape and critique responses to COVID-19, and to demand accountability for them. Here, you can get an overview of them and learn how they are being applied around the world.

Blog | May 13, 2021
Zooming Out: Strategizing for a Just Recovery in Virtual Spaces

We recently experimented with a new format for sparking conversations online, gathering more than 50 partners and allies. The result? Valuable insights on the shared challenges of building a just recovery from COVID-19.

Academic pieces, Publications | May 10, 2021
Freeing Fiscal Space: A Human Rights Imperative in Response to COVID-19

Our Executive Director, Ignacio Saiz, contributed to a new issue of GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS, published by the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF).

News and Events | April 29, 2021
Fostering new approaches to monitor COVID recovery in MENA

We shared toolkits and methods for a rights-based monitoring of COVID-19 recovery with the Oxfam FAIR-EiU Knowledge Hub forum.

News and Events | April 27, 2021
Urgent Appeal to Ensure Equitable and Universal Vaccine Access

As a part of ESCR-Net, CESR delivered a 63-page urgent appeal to Special Procedures at the United Nations to ensure equitable and universal COVID-19 vaccine access.

Blog | April 14, 2021
Une Économie Basée sur les Droits: Dans des Périodes Critiques, une Feuille de Route pour l'Action

Nous ne nous sortirons pas de cette crise en relançant la «croissance économique», mais en transformant pour de bon notre système défaillant. Une économie foée sur les droits offre un plan de changement. info@cesr.org

Blog | April 5, 2021
Time for a Human Rights Injection Against Vaccine Nationalism

Wealthy countries and their pharmaceutical companies have shown themselves too selfish to be politely persuaded to show solidarity with those on the other side of the vaccine divide. It’s time to deploy a fuller arsenal of tools to compel them to cooperate as a matter of justice and human rights.

News and Events | March 24, 2021
Sharing Tools to Evaluate the Impact of COVID-19 Recovery Measures

On March 5th, CESR led a skill-sharing session with members of EuroMed’s Economic and Social Rights Working Group, which explored ways to assess economic responses to COVID-19 through a human rights lens.

Blog | March 5, 2021
When Will the G20 Honor Its Debt to Human Rights?

Last week, we saw a flood of civil society actions and demands that all amount to a similar urgent task: to dismantle and rebuild our current global economic system.

Blog | March 4, 2021
Embedding Human Rights in Economic Responses: Learnings From Recovering Rights

At the end of last year, we asked readers and co-authors of our Recovering Rights series for their feedback. Here we share some of the insights we heard and lessons we’ve learned from this exercise.

Blog | February 19, 2021
A Rights-Based Economy: In Critical Times, a Roadmap for Action

We will not recover from this crisis by reviving "economic growth", but by transforming our broken system for good. A Rights-Based Economy offers a blueprint for change.

Blog | February 10, 2021
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | The Rights of Persons With Disabilities

Polly Meeks, Elizabeth Lockwood, and Mohammed Ali Loutfy discuss the dire impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities and how to effectively uphold their rights.

Blog | January 21, 2021
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | New Zealand

Paul Hunt, Chief Human Rights Commissioner for Aotearoa New Zealand, narrates how the institution faced the human rights emergency brought on by the pandemic.

News and Events | January 19, 2021
Building Back Better or Building Anew? CESR Advocates for a Just and Sustainable Recovery at UN Forums

On January 14th, CESR took part in two UN-related events focused on using the SDGs to build a human rights-based recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.

News and Events | December 14, 2020
COVID-19: Resourcing Rights | December Round-Up

As this tumultuous and difficult year comes to a close, there is positive news on the horizon. Just last week, the first country launched its national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, with other countries set to follow suit within weeks. There is an end to the pandemic in sight - for some.

Blog | November 16, 2020
Fiscal justice and human rights: strengthening collective counterpower for a transformative recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America will be the region most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, suffering its worst crisis in the last hundred years ,and the impacts will affect a region that already suffers severe inequality.

Blog | November 12, 2020
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | Serbia

Danilo Ćurčić  discusses how in a country where nearly one quarter of the population is at risk of poverty, the pandemic has had devastating consequences on already marginalized communities.

News and Events | November 4, 2020
Webinar | Defining a new economics: what role for human rights?

On Monday, November 9th, CESR will be co-hosting a webinar with the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ) and SECTION27 that asks: what role for human rights in defining a new economics?

Blog, Publications | October 25, 2020
COVID-19: Recovering Rights Series

How might our economies be transformed in the wake of COVID-19 if our rights and dignity were placed at their center? The Recovering Rights series aims to spark collective debate on this question.

Blog | October 20, 2020
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries

Our “Confronting COVID” blog series shares experiences of partners and allies in responding to the economic fallout of the pandemic.

News and Events | October 16, 2020
COVID-19: Resourcing Rights | October Round-Up

A round-up of CESR's work on COVID-19 from September and October 2020.

Blog | October 14, 2020
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | Minority Rights

Joshua Castellino from Minority Rights Group discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on minorities by reinforcing inequalities, while also providing a way to shift these paradigms going forward.

News and Events, Statements | October 6, 2020
Civil society raises alarm about IMF’s continued backing of austerity amidst pandemic

CESR joins over 500 civil society organizations and academics in issuing a joint letter calling on the IMF to immediately stop promoting austerity around the world, and instead advocate for policies that advance gender justice, reduce inequality.

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