Catalogue of CETIM books in English

Here you can find the catalogue of books published in English by CETIM in our collections:

PubliCetim Books published by CETIM or collectively in a pocket format. Food sovereignty, international law, North/South relations, struggles for the emancipation of peoples and their history, migration issues, environment, modes of transformation of our societies, transnational corporations…

Hors-série Books published in co-publication with partner organisations or which do not fit into the pocket format of the PubliCetim collection.

  • E-book “The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants”

    2019 – pages

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE E-Pub: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants.epub CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF: The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants.pdf Due to a lack of staff (we are a small associative publishing house), we are unable to provide technical support. So please read the following carefully: “The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants” by Coline Hubert in Epub 2 format is compatible with most readers, with the exception of the Amazon Kindle reader which requires a file conversion. The Kindle Previewer application will allow you to convert it to Mobi format and send it to your Kindle with the Send to Kindle option. To read this file on a Windows Mac or Linux computer, we recommend the TEA Ebook software.

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  • Transnational corporations’ impunity

    Melik Özden

    2016 – 112 pages

    Multinationals with great economic and political power violate human rights, very often, with almost total impunity. These entities escape legal action. This publication  demonstrates the necessity and urgency of having a binding international instrument to sanction those multinationals responsible. CETIM’s publication also highlights how important it is to enable the victims to obtain compensation.

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  • Citizen Public Debt Audit. Experiences and Methods

    Maria Lucia Fattorelli. Traduit de l'espagnol par Julie Duchatel et Florian Rochat

    2015 – 264 pages

    A guide prepared with contributions from researchers and activists from around the world aimed at encouraging civil society campaigns for conducting Citizens Public Debt Audits based on transparency and the participation of society, in order to reveal the truth about the Debt System that subjugates most of the countries and their population.

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  • The right to land

    Melik Özden

    2014 – 102 pages

    The recognition of the right to land, a historic demand by peasant movements throughout the world, is gaining momentum at the international level. This publication takes stock of this major issue of our times. It is the result of major research and inquiry, and the fruit of close collaboration with La Vía Campesina…

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  • Cultural rights

    Melik Özden et Simon Brunschwig

    2013 – 56 pages

    Through cultural rights, it is not only the issue of cultural diversity and participation to cultural life that is addressed, but also access to scientific progress and education, the protection of intellectual property and academic liberty.

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  • The right to social security

    Melik Özden

    2012 – 64 pages

    Social security is a system of social services intended to counter risks and uncertainties that arise within society. A product of the industrial era and linked to employment, it was initially intended to respond to certain pressing needs, and to institutionalize solidarity within society lest individuals be obliged to depend on charity.

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  • The right to non-discrimination

    Melik Özden

    2011 – 64 pages

    The right to non-discrimination emanates from the general postulate of the equal dignity of human beings, which has been affirmed by the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as by all international human rights instruments.

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  • The right of peoples to self-determination and to permanent sovereignty over their natural resources seen from a Human Rights perspective

    Melik Özden et Christophe Golay

    2010 – 64 pages

    This right is a pillar of contemporary international law. Since the entry into force of the UN in 1945, it has constituted the legal and political basis of the process of decolonization, which witnessed the birth of over 60 new states in the second half of the twentieth century.

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  • The right to education

    Melik Özden

    2009 – 64 pages

    Education is very often seen as a means of attaining other objectives (such as a better job or increased earnings) and that education as a human right in and of itself is often lost sight of .

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  • The right to work

    Melik Özden

    2008 – 64 pages

    Work is essential for everybody in the organization of contemporary society. It not only contributes to the formation of the individual, but it is also ne­cessary if one is to be able to support oneself and one’s family, make and keep social contacts and fulfill one’s duties .

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  • Debt and human rights

    Melik Özden

    2007 – 48 pages

    When one speaks of foreign (or external) debt, one is referring to the indebtedness of those countries called “Third World” countries (or the South), particularly since the nineteen sixties. While the amount of the debt was US$ 70 billion in 1970, in 35 years .

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  • War on terrorism and respect for Human Rights

    Melik Özden

    2007 – 56 pages

    Since the beginning of this new millennium, terms such as terrorist, terrorism, fight against terrorism, etc. are part of everyone’s daily life even if nobody knows exactly what is hidden behind such terms, or whether they are used adequately or not …

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  • The right to housing

    Melik Özden et Christophe Golay

    2007 – 64 pages

    The right to adequate housing is a universal right, recognized at the international level and in more than one hundred national constitutions throughout the world. It is a right recognized as valid for every individual person …

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  • The right to development

    Melik Özden

    2007 – 40 pages

    The last decade has been marked by an unprecedented increase in inequal­ities and a spectacular growth of the gap between “developed” countries and those of the Third World as well as the growth of a gap within countries themselves …

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  • Internally displaced persons

    Melik Özden

    2007 – 48 pages

    Although forbidden by international humanitarian law and defined by the Statute of Rome (the International Criminal Court) as a “crime against hu­manity” (art 7.2.d), forced displacements are still largely practiced in our time during armed conflict and in various …

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  • The right to health

    Melik Özden

    2006 – 68 pages

    At first glance, it might seem misplaced to speak of health as a right when ever increasing segments of the world’s population are witnessing a steady degradation in the state of their health, to the point where their very existence is threatened …

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  • The case for a protocoll to the ICESCR !

    Melik Özden et François Ndagijimana

    2006 – 40 pages

    In paragraph 3 of the common preamble to the two International Conventions of Human Rights – the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – the states parties acknowledge …

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  • The right to food

    Melik Özden et Christophe Golay

    2005 – 55 pages

    The right to food is a human right. It is universal, acknowledged at the national, regional and international level, and applies to every person and group of persons. Currently, however, some 852 million persons throughout the world are seriously –and permanently– …

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