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Citizens demand the EU stops stalling on a treaty to ensure that businesses respect human rights

Friday, 19 July 2019 10:30

This week saw the publication of the landmark revised draft of a UN treaty which aims to prevent human rights abuses by transnational corporations and other business enterprises, and close existing gaps in access to justice for victims.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

340+ organisations call on the EU to immediately halt trade negotiations with Brazil

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 10:50

In an open letter, over 340 civil society organisations including CIDSE, are demanding that the European Union immediately halt free trade agreement negotiations with the Mercosur bloc (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) on the grounds of deteriorating human rights and environmental conditions in Brazil. The letter is addressed to presidents of the EU institutions ahead of the ministerial-level meeting next week in Brussels where EU and Mercosur foreign ministers aim to finalise the negotiations.
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