Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights - CIDSE

Abuse of power against defenders of human rights, territories & the environment

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 12:06

A report on extractivism and rights in Andean countries by APRODEH, Broederlijk Delen, Colectivo de Abogados, CEDHU and CEDIB, March 2018

CIDSE Highlights January-February 2018

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:02

CIDSE Highlights No.34, January - February 2018

Published in General content

Women’s special assets in defending the environment

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 16:59

A conversation with Mirtha Vásquez, a lawyer with GRUFIDES in Cajamarca, Peru.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

CIDSE Contribution to the UN Treaty on Business and HR

Monday, 26 February 2018 17:03

CIDSE submission to the Open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights on the occasion of the debate on the report of the IGWG at the Human Rights Council’s 37th Session (Geneva, 8 March 2018).

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Ready for the World Social Forum 2018

Monday, 26 February 2018 15:54

After Montreal in 2016, the World Social Forum is back in Brazil where it was first held in 2001. This year, it will take place in Salvador de Bahia from 13 to 17 March under the slogan “To resist is to create, to resist is to transform!” in a difficult national political context. We are looking forward to this space where alternatives to the current economic system are explored fostering our engagement for system change.

Is the window of opportunity still open?

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 08:56

Negotiating a UN Treaty on Business and Human Rights. Report of conference co-hosted by sef: Development and Peace Foundation and CIDSE. Brussels, 20 November 2017

Published in B&HR Frameworks

CIDSE Highlights November-December 2017

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 11:39

CIDSE Highlights No.33, November - December 2017

Published in General content

Women affected by the dam failure fighting against the power of big business

Friday, 15 December 2017 13:49

The mining model, as implemented in Brazil, of promoting the extraction of natural resources by the state in conjunction with transnational companies has caused countless socio-environmental conflicts. Mining profoundly modifies production and reproduction in life in the surrounding area, deepening inequality, as does patriarchy, destroying community ways of life and causing an immense environmental impact through the intensive use of electricity and water.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

Pope Francis in Myanmar

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 15:58

Pope Francis is currently visiting Myanmar, bringing words of respect and inter-religious peaceful dialogue in a country that has become the subject of international scrutiny for its human rights situation. Several tensions indeed exist in Myanmar, especially related to the plight of the Muslim community in Rakhine state, who self-identify as Rohingya.

Environmental defenders at risk

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 08:55

An interview with Father Rodrigo Peret from Franciscans International, member of Iglesias & Mineria network and of People’s Dialogue, about his recent arrest in Zimbabwe and the threats that environmental defenders face globally.

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