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Human Rights Beyond Borders: The Fifth Anniversary of the Maastricht Principles

September 28, 2016 Are human rights obligations breached by an intergovernmental organization or its governing States, when it tells... Read More
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Trade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 September 2016 Trade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks Brussels, Belgium —... Read More
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Statement of CIEL President Carroll Muffett on SEC announcement of investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change exposure and accounting practices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2016 Today, the SEC announced an investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change exposure and accounting... Read More
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Legal Acquisition Findings: A Game-Changer for Stopping Deforestation

This week, CIEL is in South Africa for the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) for the Convention on...
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A Toxic Threat to Human Rights

This week, on the tenth anniversary of the illegal dumping toxic waste by the Probo Koala cargo ship in...
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Voice for the People – A project for trade and democracy

Voice for the People (V4P) is a network of organizations and individuals dedicated to the idea that globalization can...
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The Right to a Healthy Environment in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (August 2016)

In a written submission to the Day of General Discussion on Environment at the Committee on the Rights of the... Read More
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Un Verde Mortal: Amenazas contra los Defensores y Defensoras de los Derechos

América Latina es con creces la región más peligrosa del mundo para los defensores y defensoras de los derechos... Read More
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A Deadly Shade of Green – Threats to Environmental Human Rights Defenders in Latin America

Latin America is, by far, the most dangerous region of the world for environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs). The... Read More

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