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Latin American bishops make urgent call for an ecological conversion in new pastoral exhortation

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 15:41

The Bishops’ conference of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAM) has released a pastoral exhortation entitled "Missionary Disciples Custodians of the Common Home, Discernment in Light of Laudato si’,” that calls for care of creation in response to the damaging consequences of the over-exploitation of the Earth’s natural resources.

Published in Encyclical Laudato Si'

Press release: France withdraws from NAFSN: agribusiness is not the cure for hunger!

Friday, 09 February 2018 14:09

Action Against Hunger, the CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Oxfam France greet France decision to withdraw from the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN) as announced today during the inter-ministry council for international cooperation and development meeting.

Published in Newsroom

Land conflicts and shady finances plague DR Congo palm oil company backed by development funds

Thursday, 01 December 2016 10:31

European and US development funds are bankrolling palm oil company Feronia Inc despite land and labour conflicts at its plantations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). New information now raises questions as to whether the Canadian-based company misused millions of taxpayer dollars destined for international aid by way of companies connected to a high-level DRC politician.

Published in Land (land grabbing)

Devoir de vigilance des multinationales : un pas de plus vers l’adoption définitive de la loi

Thursday, 01 December 2016 09:09

Le 29 novembre 2016, les députés ont adopté en nouvelle lecture, la proposition de loi sur le devoir de vigilance des sociétés mères et entreprises donneuses d’ordre. Si la société civile espérait une loi plus ambitieuse, ce texte - qui a connu un parcours législatif mouvementé depuis trois ans - représente une avancée importante face à l’impunité des multinationales en termes de respect des droits humains et de l’environnement. Nos organisations saluent cette nouvelle version du texte et appellent le gouvernement à garantir son adoption définitive avant la fin de la mandature.

Published in Newsroom

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