STATEMENT Brazil: UN Special Rapporteur urges Government and multinationals to face up to their responsibility
Exactly one year ago, on 17 December 2018, the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants was adopted by the United Nations.
Dossier published by the Global Campaign to Claim the Sovereignty of Peoples, Dismantle Corporate Power and End Impunity (Global Campaign), for which CETIM is the UN coordinator.
Information kit published by the Global Campaign to Reclaim People’s Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity (Global Campaign), of which CETIM is the coordinator at the United Nations.
Transnational corporations (TNCs) commit crimes, violate human rights and destroy the environment with complete impunity in the Global South. These business enterprises are able to evade national jurisdictions because of their transnational character and unprecedented economic power. Only binding norms at the international level can end TNCs' impunity. Support our campaign at the United Nations !Continue reading
Exactly one year ago, on 17 December 2018, the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants was adopted by the United Nations. The adoption of the Declaration, the result of a 17-year struggle for the recognition of the rights of this particularly vulnerable population, is a historic moment. If it is respected and effectively implemented, it represents an instrument that can be useful, not only for peasants but for humanity as a whole.Continue reading