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The CESR Board has appointed Dr. Maria Ron Balsera – our current Director of Program – as Interim Executive Director. She will be supported in this role by Rosa Pavanelli and John T. Green from the Board. With over fifteen years of experience, Maria brings remarkable expertise in linking the fields of fiscal justice to economic, social, and cultural rights.
At the end of February, our Executive Director, Meghna Abraham is stepping down from her role at CESR, and Dr. Maria Ron Balsera will be our new interim Executive Director. CESR’s board and team thank Meghna for her remarkable commitment and leadership over the past 19 months.
Statement: the African Group’s push to develop a UN Tax Convention requires global and cross-movement support
Nigeria tabled a draft resolution that could result in a comprehensive new treaty on international tax cooperation by 2025. Here’s why it requires support from all countries and movements.
Join us in NYC to celebrate 30 years of CESR and look at what's next.
Two recent collaborations between CESR and our allies in Thailand and the Philippines are bringing Decoding Injustice to organizations keen on exploring the impacts of economic policies.
Explore tools to engage in economic policy debates and build evidence to change the system with allies from all over the world. Applications for the Decoding Injustice Learning Lab are now open.
Help us better understand how our work between 2020 and 2023 has supported, built on, and complemented others.
A golden opportunity for fiscal justice: CESR welcomes Colombia’s announcement of Latin America’s first global tax summit
We welcome Colombia's announcement of the first ever Ministerial tax summit for the Latin American and Caribbean region.
An end-of-year message from our Executive Director.
CESR participated in a two-day workshop in Tunis on the OECD’s Global Tax Agreement, hosted by the Tunisian Observatory of the Economy and Tax Justice Network Africa.
A statement signed by 17 organizations asks Congress to change tax exemptions.
Participants from 7 countries were at the skill-sharing sessions led by CESR.
In this joint statement, CESR and allies call on the governments of Chile and Colombia to lead the way towards fiscal justice in Latin America and the Caribbean.
CESR met with partners in Kenya to strategize around advancing debt justice around the world.
We're starting a collaboration and learning process, with the aim to gather ideas, critiques, stories and proposals to bring to life the bold and ambitious vision of the Rights-Based Economy.
In the submission, we focused on reforms to global economic governance and the link between resource generation and the capacity to respond to climate change and its racially disparate impacts.
The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism called upon States to use all tools at their disposal to bring an end to vaccine inequity and its racially disparate impacts.
Registration is open for CESR's course "Sin recursos no hay derechos" at the Latin American "School for Activists", organized by our partners ACIJ, Namati & Red de Empoderamiento Jurídico.
CESR and partners responded to the call for inputs by the UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt with a joint submission that points to the extra-territorial obligations of Global North states on tax governance.
Ahead of the visit to Argentina of the UN Independent Expert on foreign debt, CESR shared insights on how the human rights framework should guide reforms and analysis of the debt crisis in the country.
CESR strategized with ESCR-net allies on how human rights law can guide a just recovery from COVID-19
After a complaint submitted by CESR and allies, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) called out Germany, Switzerland, the UK, and the US for violating international law and replicating colonial hierarchies by blocking access to COVID vaccine and treatment technologies.