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Dutch Franciscans in Papua

Dutch Franciscans in Papua

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At the beginning of the 20th century, Franciscan Friars left their home in the Netherlands to share their lives with the Indigenous Peoples in Papua.

Franciscans International is supporting the friars mission and promotes the campaign of Papua Land of Peace at the international level.

This campaign is rooted in the work of the friars that is described in this book, as the true stewards of human dignity.

Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2013

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Rigths Based Approach to Resource Extraction

Development: Sustainable for Whom?

Human Rights in West Papua 2013

FI Introduction and Reflection Booklet

FI Introduction and Reflection Booklet

Click here to download the FI Introduction and Reflection Booklet in A4 or Letter format

Modern Slavery in India: Cases of Bonded Labour

Birth registration - A step towards protection

Birth registration - A step towards protection

Birth Registration, as part of Civil Registration, is the official record of a child’s existence. It is a fundamental human right enshrined in Articles 7 and 8 of the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Birth registration is the document that establishes legal identity of a child. It is also a prerequisite to the realization of a series human rights ensuring child’s development and well-being, ensuring protection against abuse, exploitation, violence and statelessness. This film was produced by the Universal Birth Registration Working Group to which FI is active member. It features input from government, UNHCR and key NGO representatives on the importance of civil registration and the key elements of the 2013 UNHCR Executive Committee Conclusion on the topic. The Conclusion is available at: unhcr.org/525fdfef9.html.

Breakthrough Resolution of the HRC

Breakthrough Resolution of the HRC

Yesterday (June 26.), a resolution was adopted in the UN Human Rights Council that will begin the process of elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights.

For more information read the Press Release

Stop Corporate Impunity!

Stop Corporate Impunity!

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