Strategic litigation

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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.

News and Events | February 11, 2021
Transform Fiscal Policy Using Legal Advocacy - Lab Series

Between February 23rd and March 25th, CESR and allies will be hosting a series of laboratories on how to use litigation and legal advocacy to transform how resources are distributed.

Blog | July 14, 2020
Confronting COVID: How Civil Society is Responding Across Countries | Brazil

Grazielle David, of the Fiscal Justice Network of Latin America and the Caribbean, discusses Brazilian civil society's efforts to create fiscal space for rights funding in the face of longstanding austerity and the federal government's lack of coordinated responses to the pandemic.

News and Events | May 15, 2020
CESR Joins Judicial Action Against Devastating Brazilian Spending Freeze

CESR is supporting a coalition of 192 Brazilian civil society organizations and social justice groups as they file a judicial action against Brazil’s expenditure cap, which has had grievous effects on the wellbeing of many of Brazil’s citizens, especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News and Events | December 11, 2017
How Data Is Helping in the Struggle for the Right to Education in South Africa

Media: CESR's Allison Corkery writes in Open Society Foundations Voices blog about using OPERA tool with Legal Resources Centre to identify indicators and analyze data for tracking implementation in South African education rights case.

Blog | December 11, 2017
How Data Is Helping in the Struggle for the Right to Education in South Africa

CESR's Allison Corkery writes in Open Society Foundations Voices blog about using OPERA tool with Legal Resources Centre to identify indicators and analyze data for tracking implementation on South African education rights case.

Blog | November 8, 2017
OPERA in South Africa: How Strategic Litigation + Strong Data = Better Implementation

In a new case study, CESR and the Legal Resources Centre reflect on a joint project piloting the use of the OPERA framework to analyze implementation in a case on the right to education in South Africa.

Blog | February 4, 2016
South Africa: court orders task team to tackle school furniture saga

CESR's partners in South Africa have secured a significant breakthrough after a court ordered the Minister of Basic Education to address furniture shortages in Eastern Cape schools.

Blog | June 9, 2010
Oil Spills You Never Heard Of

Are we only outraged about an oil spill that we can see? (June 2010)

Blog | June 9, 2009
Wiwa v Shell settlement just one small step toward ending corporate impunity

Shell's pay-out in the Ogoni case has been rightly hailed as a victory, but leaves impunity for rights violations unresolved (June 2009).

Blog | May 14, 2009
World's largest environmental lawsuit in Ecuador against Chevron

Ecuador's citizens seek redress for oil company's economic and social rights violations.

Blog | January 25, 2009
Chevron wants $500,000 from Nigerian villagers who sought justice

Lawyers for the villagers sought to hold oil giant responsible for 1998 shooting and mistreatment of protesters (February 2009).