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How Finnfund Continues to Endanger the Human Rights with the Draft Human Rights Statement

Author: Meri Mononen-Matias & Indigenous People and the Earth, activist specialist group (Finland), Published on: 15 November 2018

We are attaching a document with our comments on the Finnfund’s call on the 1st of November 2018 for comments on the Finnfund’s Human Rights statement draft...

We join the worry of the European Parliamentarians as seen in the recent statement on the failing murder trial of Berta Cáceres that shows in detail how fragile a country Honduras is https://eulatnetwork.org/members-of-the-european-parliament-express-their-concern-at-the-murder-trial-of-berta-caceres/...

Our activist specialist group members have contributed in the analysis of Finnfund and the Agua Zarca -case since the murder of Berta Cáceres in 2016 in order to help so that Finnfund takes note on the International law that they say they are committed to...

Finnfund does not duly assess even the overall impacts in sectors which Finnfund favors...

Thus, as far as Finnfund really has made human rights impact assessments which are particularly necessary in projects located in the areas where indigenous people live and has ’all information relevant to the possible human rights impact of the project’, such knowledge on human rights impacts can not be a business secret. It should be publicly and transparently available for all those whose rights are affected, to be reviewed by them...

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