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Indigenous peoples' rights between Brazil and Venezuela

Side-event to the 39th session of the Human Rights Council. 

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Crisis in the DRC: A country-wide perspective

FI and 46 other organizations alert the Human Rights Council to the possible worsening of political tensions and violence in Congo as the election approaches.

Follow our joint side-event and read our open letter. 

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Human rights in the Philippines

Side-event to the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council.

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In memory of Julie Morgan

Earlier today, the former Director for Asia-Pacific in FI Bangkok office has...

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Despite the efforts, the Global Compact falls short of its promises.

Please, read our position statement.

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Farewell, dear Sr. Odile.

Sister Odile Coirier, FMM, will leave FI on July 16.

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