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Monday 23 March 2015

FI & Treaty Alliance partners drive dialogue around the legally binding instrument on Business & Human Rights

FI co-hosted a high level side-event at the Human Rights Council last Thursday, March 19th. The panel explored European perspectives on the legally binding instrument on business and human rights, exposing an array of – sometimes clashing – points of ...[more]

Monday 16 March 2015

FI bringing the voice of the grassroots to the Human Rights Council

FI has delivered 5 oral statements in the first two weeks of the Human Rights Council.[more]

Tuesday 10 March 2015

Business and Financial Complicity in Human Rights Abuses

On March 9th, FI's advocacy director delivered a joint Oral Statement (FI and Center of Concern) at the Human Rights Council, exposing  questionable connections between the private sector and governments that often result in human ...[more]

Friday 23 January 2015

Legal Paper on Climate Change Induced Migration

It is estimated that up to 200 million people will be displaced because of climate change by 2050. Read our analysis of different possibilities of legal protection for climate change induced displacement, forced migration, and statelessness. [more]

Monday 12 January 2015

Review of economic, social and cultural rights in Uganda

The pre-session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on Uganda took place on December 1st, 2014. [more]

Tuesday 06 January 2015

FI very encouraged by Prize awarded to partner NGO

In early December, the French embassy in Benin awarded the 2014 Prize for Human Rights to Franciscains-Bénin, a close partner NGO of Franciscans International.[more]

Monday 22 December 2014

FI at Church and Mining Meeting

FI has been a co-organizer and co-convener of the “Churches and Mining” meeting in Latin America, a gathering that seeks to strengthen the coordination between active ecclesial communities in Latin America. This year, the meeting was held in Brasilia, ...[more]