VIDEO: 10th annual Mary Robinson Speaker Series explores indigenous rights and a just low-carbon transition
Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival unites civil society leaders to scale up climate justice action
The People’s Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival – the first ever global summit on human rights and climate change – will be hosted by leading civil society groups and the UN Human Rights Office in New York on 18-19 September. The People’s...
Weekly Update 18 September 2019: Activist shareholders in Australia gear up ahead of Annual General Meeting season
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Siemens and Thyssenkrupp respond to NGO letter on mining activities in indigenous territories in Brasil
In a public letter dated 29 August 2019, Dachverband Kritische Aktionäre (Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany), AK Rohstoffe (Natural resources working group) and Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e.V. (German Association for the...
Amnesty International report finds arms companies failing to address human rights risks; incl. co comments
The defence sector plays an important yet often overlooked role in the supply of military goods and services to countries involved in committing human rights violations, argues Amnesty International. For their report "Outsourcing Responsibilty", the...