Displaying items by tag: EU

Event: State of the negotiations on a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Friday, 03 November 2017 12:07

"Is the window of opportunity still open?"
Policy lunch organised by the Development and Peace Foundation (sef:) with CIDSE. Brussels, 20 November 2017, 12:00-13:45.
Venue: Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the EU

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Joint statement in support of strong 2050 climate strategies

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:14

Signed by businesses, civil society, investors, public authorities and trade unions. Tackling climate change is one of the greatest challenges we face today. If we do not act urgently and ambitiously, the impacts will be catastrophic.

Published in Climate Justice

Press release: EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Many risks, few benefits

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:25

The EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) could have serious consequences for the country’s already grave human rights situation, warn organisations and networks in the EU, Myanmar and ASEAN (1). The IPA’s risks have been seriously underestimated and its benefits overstated, with dangerous implications for Myanmar’s peace efforts, human rights, and democratic development, according to the report Myths and risks of the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement (2).

Published in Newsroom

Over 250 non-government organisations launch alternative vision for Europe

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 14:31

More than 250 non-government organisations from across Europe, including CIDSE, have released an alternative vision for a more democratic, just and sustainable Europe.

Published in Newsroom

The Europe We Want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 13:45

Common appeal to European leaders by European Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions (Available in EN-ES-FR)

Published in Newsroom

New legislation on conflict minerals, a missed opportunity for the European Union

Thursday, 16 March 2017 14:00

On Thursday, the European Parliament will vote on the law on the responsible sourcing of minerals, a regulation aimed at ensuring that revenues from minerals imported into the European Union do not finance infringements of Human Rights and armed conflicts around the world. Civil society organizations have already highlighted that the long-debated final text is less ambitious than the one initially proposed by the Parliament.

Published in Newsroom

CSO statement in support of the French corporate duty of vigilance law

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:12

Joint international Civil Society Statement, 14 March 2017 (Available in EN/FR)

Finalmente il nuovo regolamento europeo sui minerali dei conflitti

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 16:46

Il successo – parziale – delle organizzazioni della società civile e dei politici di buona volontà. A report by Focsiv, February 2017. (This document is only available in Italian)

Published in Conflict Minerals

No Place Like Home

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 16:57

A Reader on the Forced Internal Displacement of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel, January 2017. (available in EN /FR / NL)

Published in Palestine/Israel

Press release: New CIDSE report 'No Place Like Home'

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 12:03

In a new report on Forced displacement in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel, CIDSE examines the forced displacement of Palestinians as a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Published in Newsroom