Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Violation of the right to water in northern and eastern Syria

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, March 29, 2022 – The International Commission of Inquiry on Syria presented its annual report at the 49th regular session of the HRC. The report highlighted the catastrophic humanitarian and human rights record of the conflict over the past 11 years, while omitting the role played by foreign military occupation forces in […]

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To read: the last CETIM’s bulletin

The last CETIM bulletin of the year 2021 has just been published. Read it here in full. It deals among other things with the criminalisation of informal trade in Chile. As well as the binding treaty on transnational corporations that CETIM and its partners are defending at the UN.

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Impact of unilateral coercive measures

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 48th session The negative humanitarian effects of unilateral sanctions have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. They represent a clear obstacle to the ability to fight COVID-19 as they affect (in some cases even contribute to dismantle) the economic apparatus of the targeted countries and their capacity to procure certain goods and technologies, […]

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