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More Than 300 Civil Society Organizations From 73 Countries Urge Real Reform at United Nations Discussions on Corporate Investor Rights
Vienna – More than 300 civil society groups and trade unions – including global organizations such as CIDSE, Public Services International, Friends of the Earth International, and ActionAid – urged governments participating in United Nations meetings in Vienna this week to completely overhaul the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system contained within many international trade and investment agreements.
The European Development Days (EDDs) will take place in Brussels on 5-6 June 2018 with the focus this year on "Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development" to promote a safer, more inclusive and open world for women.
After the vote of the European Parliament on sustainable finance, we reflect on the missing measures in the field of investments to prevent the loss of many lives and the disruption of communities.
The annual meeting of the CIDSE Board of Directors took place from January 25-27th, in Leuven, Belgium and board members had the pleasure of welcoming Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the new Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and Mr. Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of DG DEVCO (The European Commission's Directorate-General for International cooperation and Development). These guests provided insight for CIDSE as it begins to carry out its new strategic framework, ‘Acting for Transformation for a Just and Sustainable World’.
The European Union (EU) has today taken a positive, but half-hearted, step towards cleaning up Europe’s trade in minerals. EU legislators concluded their negotiations on a new law on so-called ‘conflict minerals’—a Regulation which is meant to ensure that minerals entering the EU do not finance conflict or human rights violations.
Press release: EU, enable citizens to make change: prioritise sustainable consumption and production!
Ahead of the release of the European Commission’s (EC) Communication on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action package and ahead of the review of the European Development Consensus, CIDSE and FTAO join their voices to stress on the importance of lifestyles' change to build a sustainable future for Europe and beyond.
Press release: A new campaign gives voice to citizens to tell EU leaders to “Stand up in favor of an ambitious regulation on conflict minerals”
One month after the beginning of the Trialogue on conflict minerals (the negotiations between the European Parliament, the European Commission and the 28 EU Member States that form the EU Council) CIDSE, EurAc and Commission Justice & Paix launch a campaign to maintain high pressure on EU decision makers.
Originally published on Wednesday 17 June 2015 by The European Coalition for Corporate Justice