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Fiscal policies must include indigenousr rights. Watch the reflections of our latest workshop with indigenous leaders from the Amazon and Andes..
Our joint report with Amnesty International shows that to address the impact of the pandemic and prepare for others in the future, it is vital to transform fiscal policies in the region.
At the event, we highlighted how the Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policies can aid the claims of indigenous peoples.
The current crisis in Colombia - where large-scale protests have been sparked by a proposed fiscal reform package - clearly shows the need for revitalizing the connection between fiscal policy and rights in the Latin American region and beyond. CESR is working with partners to do just this: opening tax debates to those whose rights are most affected by them.
Dejusticia's Alejandro Rodríguez Llach discusses the need for more comprehensive, rights-affirming income protections for Colombia's most vulnerable citizens, post-COVID.
Since 2016, CESR has worked with civil society partners in Peru and Colombia to build greater consensus on how public resources can be more equitably generated and distributed, in line with human rights obligations.
The National University of Colombia has published a proposal co-authored by CESR’s Sergio Chaparro for adopting an emergency basic income in Colombia.
Video from workshop in Bogotá bringing together Indigenous and Afro-descendant leaders from Peru and Colombia to discuss the links between unjust fiscal policies, extractive industries, and the rights and wellbeing of these communities..
Environmental, socioeconomic and fiscal injustices in the Andean Region mutually reinforce each other, disproportionally affecting the rights and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples and Afro-descendant communities.
CESR's Sergio Chaparro recently published a chapter on "Financial restrictions and human rights: the case of Colombia" in the latest volume of the Journal of the Ministerio Público de la Defensa de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.
Unjust fiscal policy measures adopted by some Latin American countries strip basic social protections from populations, creating rights deficits and sowing unrest.
Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru
Fiscal Policies and the Safeguarding of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Latin America