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 communities to have their perspectives taken into consideration.

Today, a UN debate sponsored by FI, CIDSE, FIAN International, The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF),...

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Civil Society and Government Representatives in Côte d'Ivoire 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.

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FI Brings Up Serious Human Rights Issues at Uganda’s Review

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. 

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