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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12.00-14.00 - COMECE office, Sq. de Meeûs 19, B-1050 Brussels.
Public letter following the Meeting of Communities Impacted by Mining in Latin America, which took place in Brasilia from August 7 to 10, 2018. The meeting was co-organized by the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (CNBB), the Iglesias y Minería network, CIDSE, and the Department of Justice and Solidarity (DEJUSOL) of CELAM. (Available in EN / ES).
Gerry Lee, Director of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, joined a delegation of representatives of Catholic advocacy organizations to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory in April.
Carta abierta a la Unión Europea y sus Estados miembro.
Bruselas, 27 de abril 2018
La RED EU-LAT (anteriormente CIFCA y Grupo Sur) y la red CIDSE compuestas por 58 organizaciones europeas e internacionales manifiestan su profunda preocupación por las muertes, desapariciones, ataques a periodistas y contra la libertad de expresión reportados en Nicaragua. Hacemos un llamado a la Unión Europea y a sus Estados Miembros, a condenar estos hechos, a apoyar públicamente a las personas defensoras de derechos humanos, y a solicitar al Estado de Nicaragua el respeto de las obligaciones internacionales en materia de derechos humanos.
An infographic illustrating the pathways towards a just transition
EuroMed Rights and CIDSE joint letter to Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
A conversation with Mirtha Vásquez, a lawyer with GRUFIDES in Cajamarca, Peru.
European networks and international human rights organizations express their deep concern over the disproportionate and sometimes fatal use of force employed by security forces of the state against protesters, as well as other attacks on human rights defenders in the context of the post-election crisis in Honduras. We call on the European Union to condemn these incidents, to publicly support the defenders, and to request the Honduran State ensure that international human rights obligations are fully respected.
An interview with Father Rodrigo Peret from Franciscans International, member of Iglesias & Mineria network and of People’s Dialogue, about his recent arrest in Zimbabwe and the threats that environmental defenders face globally.
“We believe that we know who we are because of the land. We believe that once you have lost the land, you have lost your identity,” says community activist Nonhle Mbutuma, a founding member of the Amadiba Crisis Committee and resident of Xolobeni. “We also believe that it is our right to live in a healthy environment (...). To make all these things happen, we believe that women must be a part of decision making. There should be no discrimination in terms of gender. If we do that, we are going to build a healthy nation.”