Displaying items by tag: human rights - CIDSE

Pope Francis: in Paris every effort should be made to stop climate change

Sunday, 06 December 2015 16:46

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.

Published in COP 21 Paris

Side event "Deal with it: People, Rights, Justice"

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 11:46

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

Published in COP 21 Paris

Faith in Climate Justice: delivery of climate petition on 28 November in Paris

Thursday, 26 November 2015 18:18

A large number of international organizations and religious leaders have appealed for a strong international mobilization at the upcoming UN climate conference COP21.

Published in COP 21 Paris

International Responsibility in the Global Garment Industry: What Role for the EU?

Friday, 06 November 2015 09:10

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?”

The right to adequate food and nutrition and the situation of human rights defenders in Guatemala

Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:58

Report by the Third International Mission 2015

Press release: presentation of report on the 3rd International Mission to Guatemala

Thursday, 22 October 2015 14:52

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.

Published in Newsroom

Aid destruction – an obvious accountability issue?

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 15:14

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).

Published in Palestine/Israel

Why We Need Paradigm Shift: Mitigating Climate Change and Feeding the World

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:53

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". 

Published in Food and Climate

Churches and Mining in Latin America

Friday, 17 July 2015 09:24

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.

CIDSE in Geneva, engaging in the discussions about a binding treaty for transnational corporations

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 11:39

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.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

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