Displaying items by tag: businessandhumanrights - CIDSE
Le Baril ou la vie ? Impacts des activités des entreprises pétrolières françaises Perenco et Maurel & Prom en Amazonie péruvienne : quelles responsabilités des entreprises et des états ? Un rapport du CCFD-Terre Solidaire et du Secours Catholique-Caritas France en partenariat avec le CAAAP (Centre Amazonien d’Anthropologie et d’Application Pratique) et CooperAcción, septembre 2015 (Full report in French - Executive summary available in French and Spanish)
The harmful impact of the mining industry incites resistance in local communities around the world. Below is what representatives of local movements have told us about this fight- a fight which is also supported by the Church.
Open letter of the communities affected by mining operations, received in Rome by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
CIDSE Highlights No.22, May-July 2015
Press release: Church sends a strong signal of support for communities affected by mining, and for work towards effective responses
Today, the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace will welcome about thirty representatives of communities affected by mining activities from Africa, Asia and Latin America for a three-day meeting, "A day of reflection - In union with God we hear a plea". The meeting is intended as a time for collection of evidence, sharing of experiences, reflection and proposals for future action by the Church or communities themselves.
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.
Time to open constructive discussions towards developing an international legally binding instrument, CIDSE Briefing Note, July 2015 (available in EN - ES - FR)
Originally published on Wednesday 17 June 2015 by The European Coalition for Corporate Justice
"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"
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