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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.

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Ahead of the G7 Environment Ministers meeting, Christian groups call upon the US and other governments to care for the creation

Friday, 09 June 2017 11:34

Act Alliance, CIDSE, Global Catholic Climate Movement, Focsiv joint press release

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Last hurdle overcome for landmark French legislation on corporate duty of vigilance

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 14:13

French Corporate duty of vigilance law gets green light from Constitutional Council

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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.

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CIDSE launches new study on trade & investment and the UN Treaty on Businesses & Human Rights with panel debate at EU Parliament

Monday, 06 March 2017 07:47

Today, CIDSE is releasing a new study by Dr. Markus Krajewski of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg that examines how a UN Treaty on businesses and human rights could address potential conflicts between trade and human rights, and that provides model clauses that would help ensure that the protection of human rights is strengthened in the context of trade and investment agreements.

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Press release: France adopts corporate duty of vigilance law: a first historic step towards better human rights and environmental protection

Thursday, 23 February 2017 07:53

The French Parliament has adopted a much-awaited law establishing a duty of vigilance obligation for parent and subcontracting companies. The law marks a historic step towards improving corporate respect for human rights and the environment. CIDSE and its member organisations call on European countries, EU institutions, and the international community to develop similar legislation.

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Press release: Éamonn Meehan of Trócaire elected new President of CIDSE

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 17:15

The CIDSE Board of Directors has elected Éamonn Meehan, Executive Director of the Irish Catholic international development agency Trócaire, as its new President. The election took place today, during the board’s annual meeting.

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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.

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Press release: CIDSE celebrates its 50th anniversary and welcomes the 18th member organisation

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 13:45

At the CIDSE board of Directors meeting ending today 50 years since the foundation of the network were celebrated, the new member Progressio was welcomed in the CIDSE family, and a new CIDSE strategic framework was approved.

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Press release: Civil society leaders issue statement to step up the fight on inequality

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 08:41

As the world’s rich and powerful gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum an alliance of top international charities, human rights campaigners, women’s rights groups, green groups, civil society organisations and trade unions has come together to fight the growing crisis of inequality.

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