Whether or not the day’s events in Egypt constitute a military coup d’etat, the removal from office of President Mohamed Morsi by the Egyptian military portends great excitement but even greater dangers.
Organisations and people's movements are opposing the EU attempt to reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as a measure that will merely further entrench fossil fuel use.
The impunity of Transnational Corporations for human rights violations globally and the need for Binding Regulation on TNC operations emerged as a core agenda at the Vienna + 20 Civil Society Conference held in Vienna from 25-26 June 2013.
At the heart of the growing inequalities in Europe are the issues of land concentration and land grabbing. It is a critical subject and is having severe impacts on the prospects and viability of our communities.
Vienna+20 commemorates the Second World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in June 1993, a landmark with regard to the realization and advancement of human rights.
The time has come to unite the hundreds of struggles, campaigns, networks, movements and organizations that are combating the different ways transnational corporations are appropriating our destinies, natural heritage and rights in every corner of the planet.
Our highlights of the past 3 weeks
Multinational corporations who dominate large parts of the internet have provided USA’s National Security Agency with massive amounts of their users’ intimately personal data. This is simply unacceptable in any democracy worthy of the name.
On 23 May 2013, TNI and Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) hosted a public debate in Brussels on the case of the European Central Bank and the Banking Union.
After nearly 25 year of failed efforts, experts still ponder how to implement an anti-money laundering regime that works.