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CIDSE Highlights No.25, March-April 2016
Joint ECCJ, Amnesty International, CIDSE, FIDH and Friends of the Earth Europe letter to the EU Member States representatives on the Council of the EU Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM), 20 April 2016.
(See pdf version - link below - for full letter with Appendix: Civil Society Recommendations - Addressing the lack of access to remedy for victims of corporate human rights abuses)
Message from Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Open letter to the Honduran Minister of Human Rights, Justice and Decentralisation and international civil society statement
Press release: No more conflict minerals- EU States need to approve a law that stops the suffering of many people
CIDSE and its members call on EU leaders to agree a mandatory, comprehensive supply chain due diligence to put an end to conflict minerals in a new policy briefing, together with a video reportage filmed in a mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and a video message by Mgr. Fridolin Ambongo (DRC).
CIDSE Highlights No.24, December 2015 and January 2016
Press release: a new video reveals what a clean mine could look like under a more comprehensive EU responsible sourcing requirement
A new video, filmed at the Fungamwaka mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reveals the working conditions of artisanal miners who extract the minerals that enter many daily life products such as laptops, smartphones and other
electronic devices. The Fungamwaka mine is an example of a "clean mine", where no rebel groups are present to illegally tax the miners, and child labor is banned. In a sector too often dominated by exploitations and human rights violations, this example demonstrates how the sector could be cleaned up under effective regulation.
International Responsibility in the Global Garment Industry: What Role for the EU? Report of conference (4 November 2015)
CIDSE Highlights No.23, September-mid-November 2015
Communities in Colombia fight for the defense of their rights and the protection of the environment, despite repeated attempts of repression by special police forces. Watch their story.