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Brazil: Environmental crimes and corporate impunity

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (45th session) In a previous statement during this session of the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur on toxic waste, Mr. Tuncak, made clear recommendations, based on the manifest deficiency of national regulation on transnational corporates in Brazil, calling for independent investigations into abuses of power by these entities.

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The systematic violation of the right to water in Chile

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (45th session) CETIM and the Movement in Defense of Water, Land and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA), an active movement in defense of the right to water in Chile, collaborated in the framework of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council to denounce the violations of the right to water in the […]

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Svizzera: diritti dei contadini e accordi di libero scambio

Comunicato stampa Dichiarazione sui diritti dei contadini: la Svizzera deve armonizzare politica estera e impegni internazionali Lugano/Berna/Ginevra, 27 agosto 2020 – Il paradosso è sorprendente: le contadine e i contadini, i principali produttori di cibo al mondo, sono i primi a soffrire la fame e la povertà estrema in molti Paesi. Consapevoli di questa situazione, […]

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Switzerland: peasants’ rights and free trade agreements

Press release Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: Switzerland must harmonize foreign policy and international commitments Lucerne, Bern, and Geneva, August 27, 2020 – The paradox is striking: peasants, the world’s main food providers, are the first to suffer from hunger and extreme poverty in many countries. Aware of this situation, the United Nations adopted […]

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