Lors d’un séminaire au Cameroun, des représentants de la société civile ont évalué les recommandations du Comité de l’ONU sur l’élimination de la discrimination à l’égard des femmes (CEDEF) et ont discuté les possibles stratégies d’actions.
FI regrets that the issue of 'conflict minerals', recognized as one of the main root causes of serious human rights abuses in the country, received little attention during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
Franciscans International urged the Government of Indonesia to improve the international access to Papua, following the detention of two French journalists in Papua in August 2014. Through the joint statement at the 27th Session of the UN Human Rights ...
The secular principle of India has been threatened by the increase of targeted violence against minority groups especially the religious, Dalit and tribal minorities.
FI urges the UN Human Rights Committee to evaluate Canada’s policies related to its mining industry abroad and the negative environmental and human rights impacts inflicted on communities across Latin America.
Peru: UN recognized Modern Day Slavery and Lack of Access to Birth Registration as Racial Discrimination
Madre de Dios is a department in the Peruvian Amazon that is known for its abundant biodiversity and also for its mineral resources. Illegal gold mining in Madre de Dios has led not only to grave environmental destruction but has also contributed to and ...
The Workshop took place in Bolivia from July 15 - 17, 2014