Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights - CIDSE

Week of Action to Stop Corporate Impunity

Friday, 03 July 2015 08:24

In parallel with the first session of the UN intergovernmental working group, human rights advocates from across the world will gather in Geneva to denounce corporate abuse and impunity.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

UN Business & Human Rights Framework Briefing Note

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 14:03

Time to open constructive discussions towards developing an international legally binding instrument, CIDSE Briefing Note, July 2015 (available in EN - ES - FR)

Published in B&HR Frameworks

CIDSE’s contribution to the UN IGWG on transnationals with respect to Human Rights

Friday, 26 June 2015 13:07

"It is now time to open constructive discussions in the IGWG towards developing an international legally binding instrument that can make an important contribution to effectively stopping the occurrence of human rights abuses by businesses on the ground"

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Report of event: legally binding instrument on business and human rights

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:15

CIDSE in cooperation with Franciscans International, Friends of the Earth Europe, FIAN, FIDH and the International Commission of Jurists held a side event on: "Legally binding instruments on business and human rights- European Perspectives" on Thursday 19 March 2015

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Des évêques latino-américains dénoncent les violations des droits humains liées aux activités extractives

Monday, 20 April 2015 12:02

Des évêques latino-américains partenaires de la CIDSE dénoncent les violations des droits humains liées aux activités extractives (Disponible en FR - ES)

L’économie au service de l’humanité

Friday, 10 April 2015 14:58

L'économie au service de l'humanité – Au nom de leur foi, des chrétiens s'engagent pour un meilleur encadrement des multinationales. Mars 2015. (Disponible en français uniquement)

Press release: a new video shows the stories of suffering that are hidden in many everyday products

Monday, 09 March 2015 11:17

CIDSE, Commission Justice & Paix and EurAc are launching a video-campaign action. After watching the video, citizens will be able to send their demands for effective legislation to Members of the European Parliament.

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Conflict Minerals

Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:36

The lives of people in many countries in the global South can be affected by the extraction and trade of natural resources used for everyday products sold in Europe and around the world.

Published in Conflict Minerals

Press release: 125 Church leaders ask the EU to put a stop to conflict minerals ahead of crucial votes

Thursday, 19 February 2015 08:08

Laptops, mobile phones, and many electronic devices used by most people daily and sold by European companies often may contain natural resources whose extraction and trade fuel violence and suffering. To respond to this, 125 Church leaders from 37 countries on 5 continents have signed a statement asking the EU to stop conflict minerals.

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