Tahar Haddad

A compilation of texts introduced by Laroussi Amri in the CETIM Collection “Pensées d’hier pour aujourd’hui”. Born on 4 December 1899 and deceased on 7 December 1935, Tahar Haddad was a leading Tunisian thinker, trade unionist and political figure. As a long-time trade union activist, he founded the Economic Cooperation Association with Mohamed Ali El […]

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La Chine est-elle capitaliste?

By Rémy Herrera and Zhiming Long Is China a capitalist country? This question is the title of a new release by French and Chinese economists. Is this title deliberately provocative? It is, but at the same time it overlaps with an increasingly common opinion: even though China was “communist”, it might now be “capitalist”. Furthermore, […]

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Why a convention on the right to development?

During its 20th session, held in Geneva from April 29 to May 3, the Intergovernmental Working Group of the UN Human Rights Council discussed the content and scope of the future legally-binding international instrument on the right to development. Historical review As a reminder, the right to development derives from the Declaration on the Right […]

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The EU and the corporate impunity nexus

CETIM participated in the design, coordination, writing, editing, publishing and distribution of a publication entitled “The EU and the corporate impunity nexus. Building the UN binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights”. This survey was carried out with our partners: Les Amis de la Terre France, the Observatoire des multinationales and the Transnational Institute. […]

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