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CIDSE Highlights No.18, September-October 2014
As the European Parliament prepares to debate legislation on responsible mineral sourcing ("conflict minerals"), 70 Catholic bishops from around the world are urging the EU to make the legislation’s requirements consistent in scope and binding for companies, rather than the current voluntary approach.
“We need supply chain due diligence to stop complicity in funding conflicts” – Catholic leaders’ statement supported by CIDSE, October 2014, updated in May 2015 (available in EN – DE – ES – FR)
Ensuring robust EU legislation on responsible mineral sourcing, Joint Civil Society Briefing, July 2014 (available in EN and FR)
Taking Care of Business: The impact of big business on people living in poverty, a Policy Paper by SCIAF, July 2014
Business and Human Rights: Engaging new action at international and national levels, CIDSE note, 4 July 2014 (Available in EN - ES - FR)
UN Business & Human Rights Framework: Engaging new action at national and international level to stop abuses, CIDSE statement, 30 June 2014 (available in EN - ES - FR)
Misereor together with the Global Policy Forum and Bread for the World have published a working document highlighting corporate influence on the Business and Human Rights agenda of the United Nations. (June 2014).
Fastenopfer together with Rights and Accountability in Development (RAID) and Bread for All have published an in-depth study about Glencore’s Congolese mines (June 2014)
Statement of His Excellency Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva at the 26th Session of the Human Rights Council (11 June 2014).