Conference: Racism and Capitalism, two sides of the same coin?

Reactionary and racist movements are on the rise all over the world. Faced with radicalisation and fascism, Saïd Bouamama, sociologist and political and community activist, and Murad Akincilar, editor-in-chief of the digital magazine Lendemains solidaires, will discuss the causes of this global phenomenon as well as the solutions to remedy it Tuesday 15 November 2022 […]

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Food Sovereignty is the only solution and way forward

Our fragile world faces an impending global food crisis. The impact of COVID-19 pushed more people into poverty. Lockdowns devastated family livelihoods, the economy, and disrupted supply chains. Globally, according to the Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC 2022), levels of hunger remain as alarmingly high as in 2021, around 193 million people are acutely […]

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The “death ship” carrying toxic waste

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 51st session CETIM and its partners call the attention of this Human rights council about the dismentling of the NAe São Paulo ship, transporting toxic wastes, which was travelling from Brazil to Aliaga shipyard, in Turkey. Read the statement

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Peasant rights at the top of the UN agenda

In the framework of the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), a delegation of La Via Campesina (LVC), supported by its historical allies CETIM and FIAN International, met in Geneva to continue the advocacy work in favor of the promotion of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People […]

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Implementation of the UNDROP at national and international level

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 51st session The current climate crisis is increasingly affecting the rural areas and production of subsistence crops. The increase of severe drought, fires, floods, severely impacts living conditions and the right to work of peasants and other people working in rural areas. In this regard, LCV and its partners call the Human […]

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New efforts at the UN for the right to development

CETIM continues its efforts to advocate and promote the right to development, an essential right in the struggle for social justice and the sovereignty of peoples, as well as in the perspective of building an equitable and democratic international order based on mutual solidarity.

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Human Rights Violations in Madagascar in Rural Areas

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 51st session The “coup d’Etat” led on 17 March 2009 by Andry Rajoelina (current president of the country), then mayor of Antananarivo, has plunged Madagascar into a cycle of successive institutional crises, setting back democracy and the rule of law. The human rights situation continues to deteriorate. Between corruption, looting of public […]

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Toxic wastes travelling from Brazil to Turkey

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 51st session Following the report of the Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes on the gold mining issue, CETIM called the attention of the Hurman rights Council about another representative case : the dismentling of the NAe São Paulo ship, transporting toxic wastes, which was travelling from Brazil to Aliaga shipyard, […]

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