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In a brief message after the Angelus in St. Peter’s Square today at noon, Pope Francis said he was following the climate talks in Paris closely.
Invitation side event: “Deal with it! People, Rights, Justice”
Monday, 7 December 2015, 11:30 − 13:00.
Observer Room 04, Blue Zone, Conference Centre Le Bourget
A large number of international organizations and religious leaders have appealed for a strong international mobilization at the upcoming UN climate conference COP21.
CIDSE has been involved, in the role of cooperating partner, in the event “International Responsibility in the Global Garment Industry: What Role for the EU?”
Report by the Third International Mission 2015
Organizations, networks and social movements publish the long-awaited report on the 3rd International Mission on the Right to Adequate Food and Nutrition in Guatemala, while also addressing the status of human rights defenders in the country. This report proposes a set of recommendations to tackle the structural causes of hunger in Guatemala.
Where aid is destroyed, it might seem logical that donor countries would be eager to hold the responsible party to account – even if only to try to reclaim their taxpayers’ money (and ideally, reinvest it for its intended purpose).
Hilal Elver, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, writes about the need for a true paradigm shift when addressing global challenges such as food security in the context of climate change. She warns of the dangers that lie behind the concept of "Climate-Smart Agriculture".
A video of outcry and hope: CIDSE is happy to announce the launch of the documentary "Churches and Mining in Latin America", by our partner Iglesias y Minería.
The first session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIWG) on transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises with respect to human rights might go unnoticed for many people around the world who suffers abuses from TNCs.