FI gathers civil society and government representatives in Côte d'Ivoire to discuss UN recommendations follow-up
In Côte d’Ivoire at the end of June, FI gathered state representatives, civil society actors, NGOs, and human rights experts at a workshop to explore ideas on how to best follow-up on the UN’s recommendations to improve birth registration.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
We are pleased to share with you FI's 2014 Annual Report.