Sustainable Development Goals
A new global development agenda will be agreed at the UN General Assembly this September. It is critical that the international community avoid the shortcomings of the current Millennium Development Goals by anchoring the new framework in human rights.
Human Rights in Tax Policy
Taxation is a crucial instrument for the realization of human rights, not just to provide the necessary resources, but also to tackle inequalities and to ensure governments are accountable to their people.
The OPERA Framework
CESR is pleased to present the OPERA Framework - a simple yet comprehensive process to analyze the obligation to fulfill economic and social rights. It is complemented by a useful case study entitled 'Assessing fiscal policies from a human rights perspective'.
Measuring what we treasure: human rights insights for post-2015 development
Blog: As governments set about choosing indicators for the post-2015 sustainable development goals, it is crucial that calls for pragmatism don't lead to a lack of ambition.Read More »
Building the foundation for tax justice through human rights
Tax justice activists and human rights defenders from all over the world came together last week in Peru for a strategy meeting designed to build a platform for future collaboration.Read More »
'The global partnership for development': tackling the accountability deficit
Blog: CESR's Kate Donald analyses what's needed for a truly transformative post-2015 partnership, and presents the new briefing 'Universal Rights, Differentiated Responsibilities'.Read More »
Accountability for the post-2015 agenda: A proposal for a robust global review mechanism
CESR - along with Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Human Rights Watch – has developed a proposal for a robust monitoring mechanism for post-2015 development.Read More »
Sustainable development requires a 'fiscal revolution'
Policy Briefing: A new briefing, released for the 11th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, sets out the commitments needed to deliver a 'fiscal revolution'.Read More »