Press releases

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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UN expert calls for abolition of Investor-State dispute settlement

Press release of the UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order NEW YORK (26 October 2015) – “Trade must be made to work for human rights and development and not against them,” the United Nations Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, […]

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