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March 27, 2020
Safeguarding human rights in economic responses to the crisis demands governments finally lay to rest the prevailing dogma of austerity. Economic rescue packages—nationally and globally—must protect the socioeconomic rights of those most... Read More
February 25, 2020
Devastating findings of UN poverty expert’s recent visit to Spain put the new government’s commitments on social rights to the test.
Demonstrators in Kenya join the Global Protest to Fight Inequality.
January 28, 2020
How can human rights tools and approaches help amplify the efforts and experiences of those who face inequality on a daily basis? 
January 17, 2020
CESR is grateful for survey responses from more than 30 partners and allies helping us drill down on key questions to answer as we design our next organizational strategy.   
protests inequality Chile Lebanon
November 8, 2019
Human rights advocates should be as concerned with the economic injustices giving rise to recent worldwide demonstrations as with the repressive responses to them. 
November 5, 2019
As CESR develops its next strategic plan, Executive Director Ignacio Saiz asks for feedback to help us position ourselves for greater impact on the critical issues that inform our organizational vision.            
July 26, 2019
The 2019 HLPF had admirable rhetoric, but not much evidence of serious efforts at comprehensive implementation, and a host of major flaws and limitations to contend with.
April 29, 2019
Los estados están obligados a movilizar sus recursos máximos disponibles para avanzar progresivamente en los derechos y reducir las disparidades entre los ricos y los más desfavorecidos.
April 22, 2019
States are obligated to mobilize their maximum available resources to progressively advance rights and reduce disparities between the wealthy and the most disadvantaged.
September 20, 2019
The climate crisis is also a human rights crisis that requires a courageous, informed and robust response from the human rights community.    
January 24, 2019
The South African government’s  adoption of austerity measures now perpetuates many of the same inequalities that apartheid upheld many years ago.