Les dessous du boom du cobalt

Thursday, 14 March 2019 09:47

Online report by Bread for all and Fastenopfer (Available in FR and DE),
March 2019

We remember Berta Cáceres and the urgency to guarantee free, prior and informed consent

Monday, 04 March 2019 15:42

EU-LAT Network and CIDSE; together represent more than 57 European and international organizations, echoing the requests of COPINH supported by representatives of the European Parliament, demands justice, remembrance and guarantees of non-repetition for Berta Cáceres and urges the EU to guarantee free, prior and informed consultation of the communities affected by economic projects in their territories. (See Spanish version below)

Mining disasters: Testimonies from Brazil and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Thursday, 28 February 2019 11:17

Side event organised by Franciscans International, FIDH, FIAN, EURAC, CIDSE, Fastenopfer, Bread for All and WILPF during the UN Human Rights Council 40th Session.

Date: Geneva, 6 March 2019, 15:00-16:00 - Recording of the event

Venue: Palais des Nations - Room XXIV

Lent 2019: Learning to change our attitude towards others and all of creation

Sunday, 24 February 2019 16:45

Lent will start on 6 March. For the Catholic community, it is an important moment of introspection and personal spiritual renewal. In his message for the season, Pope Francis invites us to live as children of God to benefit creation, by cooperating to its redemption. It is also a moment where people can express their solidarity with poor people and communities around the world. Many CIDSE members run national Lenten campaigns during which they offer opportunities to reflect and engage. Below is an overview of their campaigns on human rights issues such as the right to food, access to land and water, peace, migration, women’s rights and youth as actors of social transformation.

Amandla Awethu! – or power to the people in Zulu – all the people

Monday, 18 February 2019 08:27

An encounter that brings the whole world together always represents an opportunity. But a gathering where men and women from all points of the compass come together to explain, share and raise awareness of their fight to defend our Common Home should be one that is accessible to everyone defending our planet’s environment.

(Original text in Spanish below)

 

Goodwill is not enough to prevent the next dam burst

Friday, 15 February 2019 08:56

The dam burst in Brazil is yet another tragic example of the mining sector's negligence in the area of the environment and human rights. Binding international regulations are urgently needed. (Original text in NL - see below)

Brazil mine waste dam collapse: The “announced tragedy” of Brumadinho reveals the cracks of a dangerous extractivist model

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 15:32

Together with its partners on the ground, CIDSE joins in solidarity the victims of this terrible socio-environmental disaster and reflects on prevention measures.

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