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Demystifying 'Debt Justice and Sustainability' through a Rights-Based Economy Lens
CESR met with partners in Kenya to strategize around advancing debt justice around the world.
Exploring the links between sovereign debt and human rights in Latin America
The Initiative for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy held a workshop on Argentina’s public debt and its relationship to human rights.
Key Concepts: Human Rights and the Economy
A series on how to challenge the obscene inequalities in our economies
Interrogating the Legitimacy of Argentina’s Debt
Following Argentina’s announcement of reaching an agreement with the IMF, there is a groundswell of public debate about the legitimacy and the human impact of such payments. Human rights have a lot to say in the matter,
CESR's Submission to UN’s Independent Expert on Foreign Debt
We urge Prof. Attiya Waris to investigate the linkages between rising debt, tax systems, governance, and climate action.
Economics & Human Rights in South Africa During COVID
In this collaborative series between the Institute for Economic Justice, CESR and SECTION27, we explore the link between economics and human rights during COVID-19 in South Africa.
CESR Sends Submission to UN Expert on Foreign Debt
CESR outlined a number of key concerns and proposals to inform her forthcoming report on the international debt architecture and human rights.
Freeing Fiscal Space: A Human Rights Imperative in Response to COVID-19
Our Executive Director, Ignacio Saiz, contributed to a new issue of GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS, published by the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF).
Rights Not Debts
CESR contributed to Progressive International's Debt Justice Blueprint, a series of essays that tackle the different dimensions of debt.
When Will the G20 Honor Its Debt to Human Rights?
Last week, we saw a flood of civil society actions and demands that all amount to a similar urgent task: to dismantle and rebuild our current global economic system.
Debt Justice Group to IMF: "Defuse Ecuador's Debt Time Bomb!"
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 on people’s rights.
Austerity is Killing Ecuador. The IMF Must Help End this Disaster
An opinion piece in the Guardian by CESR's Allison Corkery with Andrés Chiriboga-Tejada, Jayati Ghosh, Demba Moussa and Adrian Falco, calls on the IMF to examine the human rights impacts of its loan conditions in Ecuador.
UN Expert Urges More Government Spending Targeting Inequality, not Big Business
Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Foreign Debt and Human Rights, calls for a dramatic increase in public spending that targets inequalities and poverty caused by the COVID-19 crisis, instead of bailing out corporations and banks.
A Debt Jubilee to Tackle the COVID-19 Health and Economic Crisis
CESR and over 200 international organizations and regional networks issued a statement calling on the IMF, the World Bank, and members of the G20 to permanently cancel all external sovereign debt payments for 2020.
A Comprehensive Response to COVID-19 Demands Redistributive Fiscal Policies
CESR and partners at the Initiative for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy in Latin America call on States to undertake broad fiscal redistribution in order to avoid dire human rights consequences of the COVID-19 crisis.
CESR's Sergio Chaparro Discusses COVID-19 Debt Relief on International News Network France 24
Chaparro said that while the G20's agreement to suspend debt payments from pooer countries was welcome, it did not go far enough.
Assisting Human Rights Council as it assesses rights impacts of austerity
March 1: At UN Human Rights Council, Niko Lusiani supports Guiding Principles for assessing rights impacts of austerity and other economic reform policies.
CESR Statement on Peru before the Committee on ESCR
This statement on Peru was made to the Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights at the UN in April, 1997.