Franciscans international and a group of NGOs around the world are joining efforts to promote a legally binding instrument to address corporate human rights abuses.
Franciscans International, with the Mining Working Group (MWG) at the UN, demands a rights-based approach to resource extraction in the pursuit of sustainable development.
A Joint Press Release by Franciscans International, the International Coalition for Papua, VIVAT International, Watch Indonesia!, and the West Papua Netzwerk
21st March 2014 at the Palais de Nations: High-level panel discussion with Ms. Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa as keynote speaker and Bishop Mgr. Fridolin Ambongo OFMCap, President, Episcopal Commission on Natural ...
Franciscans International was recently featured on Radio Vatican, where FI’s Director Markus Heinze was interviewed by Olivier Bonnel on the organisation’s purpose, and its dual-relationship with the church and the United Nations.
A recent civil society consultation in the Democratic Republic of Congo has provided FI with vital information on the human rights of the country’s citizens. Our focus: “blood minerals”, and their role in perpetuating conflict and human rights abuses in ...
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