Scotland has achieved a historic milestone as its government announced new legislation that incorporates a set of human rights recommendations to guarantee adequate standards of living for all.
December 18, 2020
An end of year message from Ignacio Saiz, reflecting on three lessons learnt in a year like no other.
December 14, 2020
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.... Read More
October 26, 2020
Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) and Christian Aid are launching a new publication, A Rights-Based Economy: Putting people and planet first. It asks a radical question: what would it would look like if we had an economy based... Read More
October 19, 2020
The 2020 edition of the Spotlight Report, launched September 17, 2020, argues policy responses to COVID-19 must not return us to the deeply dysfunctional, structurally unequal status quo and offers as an alternative the “8 R” agenda for... Read More
¿Se alineará el FMI con los derechos humanos y la justicia fiscal después del COVID-19? Lecciones desde América Latina y el Caribe
October 19, 2020
CESR co-organizó un evento en el Foro de la Sociedad Civil de las reuniones anuales del FMI y del Grupo del Banco Mundial para explorar posibles respuestas a esta pregunta.
October 16, 2020
A round-up of CESR's work on COVID-19 from September and October 2020.
Will the IMF align with human rights and fiscal justice after COVID-19? Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean
October 15, 2020
CESR co-organized an event at the Civil Society Policy Forum of the 2020 World Bank Group and IMF Annual Meetings exploring this question.
September 16, 2020
Drawing on two years of research and interviews with Botswanan miners, All Risk and No Reward describes how miners are denied access to quality healthcare and adequate and timely compensation for workplace injuries.
September 11, 2020
Sergio Chaparro and Laura Adriaensens on Inter Press Service discuss how Peru has been one of the Latin American countries with the lowest investment in social policies, leading to deep disparities in the realization of social rights.
September 1, 2020
A statement on the Progressive International website that was co-drafted by CESR's Allison Corkery, Sergio Chaparro and Ignacio Saiz with partners calls on the IMF to take responsibility for the impact of its disastrous austerity policies... Read More