Public conference “Concrete proposals to stop corporate impunity”

A public conference convened at the occasion of the Week of Peoples Mobilization. On the topic: “Transnational corporations and Human Rights. Concrete proposals to stop corporate impunity“. Monday 23 October 2017 at 7 pm, at University of Geneva, UNI-MAIL, ROOM M280. Moderated by: Braulio Alfonso Moro, Radio France Internationale Panellists: Kanahus Manuel (Nation SECWEPEMC, Standing Rock) […]

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Statement on the repression of peaceful dissent at Standing Rock

Oral statement Check against delivery Repression of dissent at Standing Rock: the Future of the Indigenous and the world at stake Mr. President, My name is Nataanii Means, I am part of the Oglala Lakota Nation, located in South Dakota. We thank the Special Rapporteur on Rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association for […]

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Statement on the partnership between OHCHR and Microsoft

Oral statement Check against delivery The landmark partnership of the OHCHR with Microsoft Dear Chairperson, Ladies and Gentlemen, I deliver this statement on behalf of CETIM, FIAN International, Transnational Institute (TNI), Friends of the Earth International (FOEI) and Corporate Accountability International (CAI). The statement is also supported by 26 other organizations (1*). On May 16th, […]

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Video : Side-event on peasants’ rights

The CETIM in association with the FIMARC and La Via Campesina organized two parallel conferences parallel in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, on the occasion of the 4th session of the intergovernmental workgroup on the rights of the farmers and the other people working in rural areas.

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Side event on the food sovereignty

80 % of the food consumed on a worldwide level is produced by 1.2 billion farmers (1/3 of the humanity). Nevertheless, the farmers and other rural workers are often vulnerable and discriminated. Victims of multiple violations of human rights, they suffer hunger and poverty.

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