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Read CETIM’s new bulletin

The latest bulletin for 2020 begins with two articles related to Switzerland: the first discusses its foreign policy in the area of peasants rights, and the second looks at the concerns of the UN Special Rapporteur on the new approach of the Swiss cooperation.

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Cetim’s statements at the UN

During the 44th and 45th sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, CETIM intervened to present cases of human rights violations that are being followed up in the framework of our advocacy work and solidarity with our partners in the South. Poverty: violation of human rights CETIM is deeply concerned about the causes of poverty: […]

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Negotiations on the binding treaty on TNCs continue in a difficult context

The sixth negotiating session of the United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group to elaborate a legally binding instrument on transnational corporations (TNCs) and human rights was held in Geneva from 26 to 30 October 2020. As every year, the CETIM and its partner organizations, united in the Global Campaign to Claim Peoples’ Sovereignty, Dismantle the Power […]

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Violations of the right to water in Chile

CETIM and the Movement for the Defense of Water, Land, and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA) denounced violations of the right to water in the Petorca region of Chile. The right to water and sanitation is a human right. Indeed, water is essential to human life not only for daily consumption and hygiene but also for food […]

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Covid-19 pandemic and human rights

The containment measures have shown – if it was not already obvious – just how important it is to observe and effectively implement all human rights (civil, political, economic, social and cultural), even as it has brought to light numerous violations of those rights.

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