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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.
In partnership with ILEX, we analyze the role of fiscal policies in addressing the multiple inequalities that affect Afro populations in Latin America.
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.
Fiscal policies must include indigenousr rights. Watch the reflections of our latest workshop with indigenous leaders from the Amazon and Andes..
From Chile to the world: How the new Constitution can model debating fiscal justice and human rights
The process to draft a new Constitution in the Latin American country is showing how a fruitful public debate around the economy and human rights can happen.
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.
As the 2022 Financing for Development Forum gets underway, guest bloggers Polly Meeks and Mirjam Gasser use examples from Switzerland, the UK, and India to illustrate why the rights of persons with disabilities cannot be fully realized without reform of the international tax system.
Fiscal Governance Under the Taliban: an analysis of the first Afghan national budget since the fall of the republic
Even after the Taliban takeover, Afghan researchers & civil society are continuing to scrutinize government: Read this guest blog post by our ally Ibrahim Khan, who looks at the implications of the recently approved budget for human rights in Afghanistan.
A joint report illustrates how the austerity measures introduced by Serbia since 2014 violate the State’s human rights obligations.
Alberto Vásquez and Karina Huertas propose an inclusive approach to fiscal policy.
10 years after the adoption of the Guidelines by the UN, it is urgent to advance towards principles that address the massive scale and human rights impact of corporate tax abuse.
At the event, we highlighted how the Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policies can aid the claims of indigenous peoples.
We urge Prof. Attiya Waris to investigate the linkages between rising debt, tax systems, governance, and climate action.
The Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy were presented at the 4th Conference on the Right to Development & Illicit Financial Flows from Africa.
Co-Organized by CESR and allies, the encounters sparked debates on how to guarantee rights and fiscal justice in Chile's new legal body.
Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy: a necessary input to discuss the Business and Human Rights agenda
The Principles were highlighted at two important events on the links between businesses and human rights.
CESR Director of Program Kate Donald spoke as part of the "Framing Feminist Taxation" webinar organized by the Global Alliance for Tax Justice and ActionAid.
In this commentary piece for Economic & Political Weekly, our Program Officer, Sakshi Rai, argues for an urgent overhaul of the international financial system, as it continues to undermine workers' rights.
CESR outlined a number of key concerns and proposals to inform her forthcoming report on the international debt architecture and human rights.
On June 2, CESR continued its work with EuroMed Rights’ Economic and Social Rights Working Group, holding a skills-sharing session on evaluating how governments’ fiscal responses to COVID-19 impact people’s human rights.
A truly progressive global tax reform must aim for the fair allocation of taxing rights for Global South countries, challenging the colonial foundations of the international financial system and giving all countries an equal seat at the table.
Happening May 17-21, we are co-hosting a whole week of events to launch the Principles for Human Rights in Fiscal Policy.
Our Executive Director, Ignacio Saiz, contributed to a new issue of GLOBAL TRENDS. ANALYSIS, published by the Development and Peace Foundation (SEF).
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.
Organizations in Latin America Call on the Colombian Government to Put an End to Violence Against Protestors
CESR supports the call of organizations from throughout the region demanding that Colombian authorities guarantee citizens’ rights to mobilize peacefully and take part in fiscal debates.
We shared toolkits and methods for a rights-based monitoring of COVID-19 recovery with the Oxfam FAIR-EiU Knowledge Hub forum.