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Publication: A new Council of Europe Issue Paper, commissioned from CESR, assesses the human rights impacts of austerity measures and sets out an agenda for change.
Niko Lusiani argues that systematic failures in accountability also helped cause the global financial crisis.
The UN General Assembly has been told that unchecked austerity measures are undermining human rights around the world
Some 150,000 immigrants have lost their right to public health services under the latest cost-cutting measures implemented in Spain.
Spain is appearing before the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the first time in eight years.
A new CESR report finds that human rights in Ireland are being undermined by response measures implemented in the wake of the country's financial crisis.
As the world marks International Human Rights Day on December 10, CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz reflects on the status of economic and social rights in this age of austerity.
On Thursday October 6 Ireland will face the scrutiny of her peers at the at the UPR.
As the G20 convenes this week in Seoul, will the world's most powerful leaders take their human rights obligations into consideration as they convene to discuss the global economy?
The current economic crisis is fast becoming a human rights crisis.CESR urges world leaders meeting in New York this week to seize the opportunity to place human rights principles, not profit, at the heart of crisis responses, economic policy and global economic governance.