Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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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The CETIM at the UN in Support of the Rights of Peoples

  The thirty-first session of the United Nations Human Rights Council took place in March 2016 in Geneva. The CETIM acted as the voice of the peoples and of social movements in the fight for their rights. In fact, one of the CETIM’s missions is to denounce human rights violations committed by multinationals and their […]

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The CETIM at the European Parliament

The CETIM spent three days in Brussels for an expert seminar on the subject of multinationals and human rights, in preparation for the second session of the Working Group on transnational corporations and human rights. The last day, a public conference was held at the European Parliament, organized by the parliamentary group European United Left […]

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