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Wednesday 10 June 2015

Meet our partners:Chalida Tajaroensuk, of People’s Empowerment Foundation

During the last week of May, FI hosted a Thai delegation of nine NGOs, to carry out several advocacy actions around Thaïland’s review by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). FI submitted an alternative report to this Committee, ...[more]


Tuesday 09 June 2015

FI rassemble partenaires, société civile, et représentants du Gouvernement autour du suivi des recommandations de l’EPU en RDC

Du 18 au 22 mai, FI a organisé en RDC un atelier pour ses partenaires et une table ronde regroupant divers acteurs de le société civile et du gouvernement, autour du thème de l'EPU et de la mise en oeuvre de ses recommendations.[more]


Monday 01 June 2015

FI speaks out about land-grabbing at Milan Expo

FI took the opportunity to speak out about land grabbing and food sustainability at the Milan Expo in Italy last Thursday, May28th. [more]


Monday 18 May 2015

The full report of the side-event on European perspectives on the legally binding instrument on business and human rights is out.

 You can find the report here. The side-event, that took place during the March 2015 Human Rights Council, had been convened by CIDSE, Franciscans International (FI), FIAN International, FIDH, Friends of the Earth Europe, and the International ...[more]


Monday 04 May 2015

FI connects with grassroots activists at JPIC Meeting in Guatemala

An FI representative joined the Third JPIC Meeting of the Franciscan Family of Central America in Guatemala City, to meet and connect with human rights defenders.[more]


Monday 27 April 2015

FI Campaigning for the Human Right to Water in Post-2015 Agenda

UPDATE: On May 7th, 621 organizations collectively representing billions of people globally issued a joint letter to United Nations Member States urging them to include the fundamental right to water and sanitation in the Declaration of the Post-2015 ...[more]


Thursday 09 April 2015

FI joins local NGOs in reporting and lobbying for Côte d’Ivoire’s review by the Human Rights Committee

Civil and political rights are still often abused in Côte d’Ivoire in the aftermath of the 2010-2011 post-electoral crisis, especially when it comes to civil liberties, the conditions of detention, and child rights.  People are left in preventative ...[more]