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CESR and partners issued an urgent appeal to the IMF to halt its support for austerity measures and to assess their human rights impacts. We also brought evidence of austerity's unequal impacts to the recent IMF/World Bank Annual meetings... Read More
October 18, 2019
CESR releases its annual report for 2018, a milestone year that marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of our founding as the first international NGO to bring human rights to the struggle for economic and social justice. 
October 16, 2019
CESR will be at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings this week, challenging the IMF’s global role in driving austerity measures that result in the steady erosion of human rights in countries such as Ecuador.
October 15, 2019
La política fiscal no puede imponerse ignorando los derechos de los pueblos.
October 15, 2019
Fiscal policy cannot be imposed while ignoring people’s rights, as the Indigenous peoples’ protest movement in Ecuador has shown.
Speaking truth to power
July 26, 2019
Stark power imbalances are fueling extreme global inequality and cross-movement alliances within civil society are needed to combat the problem.
July 16, 2019
As South Africa presents its review at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York, a rights-based snapshot of obstacles and opportunities is put forward by CESR, the Institute for Economic Justice and Section 27.
July 8, 2019
The Spotlight on Sustainable Development Report 2019 asserts that successful implementation of the SDGs requires more holistic and more sweeping shifts in how and where power is vested, including through institutional, legal and political... Read More
June 5, 2019
Las injusticias ambientales, socioeconómicas y fiscales en la Región Andina se refuerzan mutuamente, afectando desproporcionadamente los derechos y el bienestar de los pueblos Indígenas y las comunidades Afrodescendientes.
June 4, 2019
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.
May 28, 2019
The Egypt Social Progress Indicators Project finds that IMF-mandated austerity policies are amplifying severe inequalities and undermining the rights to health, education, housing and decent work for millions of Egyptians.