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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CETIM’s Declarations at the UN

During the 47th (21st June – 13th July) and the 48th (13th September – 8th October) sessions of the Human Rights Council, CETIM submitted different declarations, which are presented below. The Repression and Violation of Human Rights in Palestine CETIM and the Union of Agriculture Work Committees Palestine issued a declaration denouncing the repression and […]

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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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Putting Peasants Rights into practice HEKS/EPER Land Forum 2021

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP) was adopted three years ago by the UN General Assembly. At the 2021 Land Forum, HEKS together with a coalition of Swiss NGOs (including CETIM) called “The Friends of the Declaration” and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian […]

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Internationalist solidarity with Palestinian civil society

We, the undersigned, stand in firm internationalist solidarity with Palestinian Civil Society and demand the Israeli Ministry of Defense and Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reverse their recent decrees against six of the most important rights-based organisations in occupied Palestine. On October 19th, 2021, the Israeli Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, issued a military order declaring six […]

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Demonstration for universal and immediate access to health care for all

Candlelight demonstration on 30 November 2021, starting at 5.30 pm from Place Lise-Girardin to Place des Nations, Geneva on the occasion of the WTO Ministerial Conference, which opens in Geneva on 30 November 2021, mobilisation for the lifting of intellectual property rights on vaccines and medicines, in order to provide universal and immediate access to […]

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