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Thursday 06 August 2015

Churches and Mining Network Meets with Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (PCJP) coordinated with the Churches and Mining group to arrange a meeting in Rome with representatives of communities affected by the mining industry. The  “Churches and Mining” network is a ...[more]

Tuesday 04 August 2015

FI and the Mining Working Group Celebrate Commitment to Water and Sanitation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

On Sunday, 2 August, United Nations Member States unanimously agreed on the final text that will be adopted by Heads of State at the UN Summit to adopt the Post 2015 Development Agenda in late September. FI, together with the NGO Mining Working ...[more]

Monday 06 July 2015

FI Contributes to Grassroots Voices Being Heard at UN Negotiations on Treaty for Business and Human Rights

As negotiations begin at the UN in Geneva, for a legally-binding international treaty to hold transnational corporations accountable for the numerous human rights abuses they perpetrate, FI and other partner organisations are organising ways for affected ...[more]

Thursday 25 June 2015

FI brings up serious human rights issues at Uganda’s review

Uganda went through its first review by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in June 2015. FI took the opportunity to highlight some serious human rights issues. [more]

Tuesday 23 June 2015

FI calls for human beings to be at center of Climate Change discussions

As the international community prepares for the Paris Conference on Climate Change in December 2015, FI took the opportunity to remind decision-makers to keep human beings at the centre of the discussions.[more]

Monday 15 June 2015

The 2014 Annual Report is here!

We are pleased to share with you FI's 2014 Annual Report.

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]