Americas

Click on each country name below to see the latest news in that location

Explore categories within this category

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
12 July 2018

Commentary: ICT co's must adopt gender lens to resolve tech-enabled human rights abuses

Author: Michelle Lau-Burke & Callie Strickland, OpenGlobalRights

"A gender lens is critical to resolving tech-enabled abuse", 27 June 2018...

Read more

Article
24 April 2018

Investors call on companies to take systematic action to protect human rights defenders following increasing harassment & attacks

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights

In light of the increasing threats against human rights defenders globally, and the urgent situation facing defenders in the Philippines currently, the undersigned investors are calling on companies to take broad, systemic action to protect defenders,...

Read more

Article
12 February 2018

Integrating business & human rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System

Author: Alejandra Gonza

"Integrating Business and Human Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System," 21 April 2016...

Read more

Story
18 January 2018
+ Português - Hide

[O Relatório] documenta a resistência dos grupos de direitos humanos durante um período de crescente repressão e restrições à sociedade civil e oferece informação importante sobre as estratégias que os ativistas estão usando para recuperar o espaço...

See full story

Story
16 January 2018

Sur 26 'Reclaiming Civic Space': Report by FGHR & Conectas highlights resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression

[The Report] documents the resistance of human rights groups during a time of increasing repression and restrictions on civil society, and offers key insights on the strategies frontline activists are using to reclaim civic space... Sur 26 is...

See full story

Article
27 November 2017
+ Español - Hide

Author: Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

“América Latina y el Caribe necesitan urgentemente un tratado fuerte, legalmente vinculante sobre los derechos ambientales, dicen expertos de la ONU”, 27 de Noviembre de 2017...

Read more

Report
25 October 2017
+ Español - Hide

Author: Just Associates

"Nuevo informe de JASS destaca la participación de empresas transnacionales en el trabajo de las defensoras de los derechos humanos en Mesoamérica", August 2017...

Read more

Article
11 September 2017

USA: Flambeau mine, operated under existing regulatory framework, hides contamination of groundwater & stream

Author: Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Game-changing mine bill pits environmental groups, business interests against each other", 11 September 2017...

Read more

Report
7 August 2017

New JASS report highlights alleged company interference in work of women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica

Author: Just Associates

 "New Just Associates (JASS) report highlights lessons from women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica", August 2017...

Read more

Story
16 June 2016

EU reaches outline deal to regulate conflict minerals

See full story