Human Rights

Human rights violations against Palestinian peasants

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 47th session CETIM and the Union of Agricultural Work Committes (UAWC) presented a statement denouncing the repression and systematic human rights violations committed by the Israeli occupation forces and settler groups against the Palestinian peasantry. Read the statement  

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Popular uprisings in Colombia

For more than a month, massive demonstrations have set Colombian streets ablaze in an unprecedented popular uprising against the neoliberal policies and corruption of the government of Ivan Duque.

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A UN summit well compromised

In Autumn 2021, the Secretary General of the UN will convene a Food Systems Summit. During this Summit, the UN aims to develop: “Principles to guide governments and other stakeholders looking to leverage their food systems to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.” A virtual pre-summit meeting has already been organised to take place in Rome […]

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Training sheets on the Declaration on the rights of peasants

CETIM has published a series of training sheets to serve as support for future activities and trainings in view of the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (Declaration). After adopting the Declaration, we are now in a new phase: implementation. It is absolutely […]

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Food: a central issue for sustainable development

The economic and social policies that have been imposed for several decades in the context of the neoliberal globalisation have led to an increase in poverty and the exacerbation of inequalities. In rural areas, this situation is particularly worrying and the global food crisis is getting worse every year.

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End the system of private patents!

For a pharmaceutical industry under popular control and a free, universal and public vaccination system. On the initiative of the CADTM International, two hundred social organisations, trade unions, NGOs and other movements active in the five continents, including the CETIM, have signed an international appeal.

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28 April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Today, more than ever, these issues are crucial for a large part of humanity. Indeed, in light of the new risks generated by the Covid-19 crisis, it is time to review and rethink these questions.

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