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12 June 2018

India: FAO/WHO monitoring mechanism failed to address mismanagement of pesticides by co's, says civil society

A Monitoring Report submitted by ECCHR to the Panel of Experts on Pesticides Management at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations alleges that Bayer and Syngenta are involved in the sale of highly hazardous pesticides but f...

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30 November 2017
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Author: Public Eye

"Lassen UN-Experten Syngenta und Bayer die Verletzung des internationalen Verhaltenskodex zum Pestizidmanagement durchgehen?", 23 Nov 2017...

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18 October 2017

USA: Property owners file lawsuit against 3 co's for disposing of radioactive wastes harmful to health & environment

Author: Dan Telvock, Investigative Post

"Land owners sue over radioactive waste," 18 October 2017...

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26 June 2017

Bayer's response

Author: Bayer

Bayer is committed to stringent standards and the responsible use of its crop protection products and continuously promotes the highest stewardship standards in agriculture across the country... We have written two letters to the authors of the report...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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7 April 2017

Press release: UN to assess Bayer & Syngenta’s adherence to international standard on pesticides management

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, Berne Declaration, Kheti Virasat Mission, Pesticides Action Network – Asia Pacific, Bread for the World

Organizations from Europe and Asia submitted a complaint to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in October 2015 on the marketing of hazardous pesticides by Bayer and Syngenta in Punjab/India... A video containing farmers’...

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1 March 2016

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights Newsletter No. 42 (March 2016)

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

...[T]he publication...Unternehmen vor Gericht. Globale Kämpfe für Menschenrechte...by Wolfgang Kaleck and Miriam Saage-Maaß...show[s] how human rights organizations and social movements in the Global South are increasingly using legal tools as part...

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10 December 2015

India: Child Labour and Underpayment of Women in Vegetable Seed Production, reports a new study

Almost 156,000 Indian children are producing vegetable seeds (tomato, hot pepper, okra), of which 50,000 are below 14 years of age. The large majority of them are either Dalits, low caste or Adivasi (tribals). All of them are exposed to harsh working...

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25 November 2015

Response to Bayer

Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, Berne Declaration, Kheti Virasat Mission, Pesticides Action Network – Asia Pacific, Bread for the World

In reference to Bayer's response, dated October 17th 2015, to the Ad-Hoc Monitoring Report [...] we wish to discuss further the following points and request related information. The first issue we wish to address is that of label and leaflet...

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17 October 2015

Bayer CropScience's position on FAO Monitoring Report

Author: Bayer CropScience

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