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  1. 30 ans après la chute du mur de Berlin : les entreprises qui prospèrent grâce à l’édification des nouveaux murs en Europe

    05 November 2019
    Press release

    30 ans après la chute du mur de Berlin, un nouveau rapport met au jour les entreprises européennes à qui profite la construction de nouveaux murs à travers l’Europe. Trois acteurs principaux sont identifiés : les sociétés d’armement Thales, Airbus et Leonardo, ainsi que de nombreuses entreprises de construction, transport maritime, technologie et sécurité de toute l’Europe, qui ont remporté des contrats visant à militariser les frontières.

  2. 30 Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer: das boomende Geschäft mit den neuen Mauern in Europa

    05 November 2019
    Press release

    Zum 30-jährigen Jubiläum des Falls der Berliner Mauer enthüllt ein neuer Bericht, wie europäische Unternehmen vom Bau neuer Mauern in ganz Europa profitieren. Er identifiziert drei Schlüsselakteure – die Rüstungsunternehmen Thales, Airbus und Leonardo – und eine lange Reihe weiterer Bau-, Schifffahrts-, Technologie- und Sicherheitsunternehmen aus ganz Europa, die Aufträge zur Militarisierung der Grenzen erhalten.

  3. 30 aniversario del muro de Berlín: el negocio creciente de los nuevos muros fronterizos europeos.

    05 November 2019
    Press release

    En el 30º aniversario de la caída del muro de Berlín, un nuevo informe revela las empresas europeas que se benefician de la construcción de nuevos muros en toda Europa. Identifica a tres actores clave -las empresas de armamento Thales, Airbus y Leonardo-, así como a toda una serie de empresas de construcción, transporte, tecnología y seguridad en toda Europa que han obtenido contratos para la militarización de fronteras.

  4. Berlin wall´s 30th anniversary: the businesses booming from Europe’s new walls

    05 November 2019
    Press release

    On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, a new report reveals the European businesses profiting from the construction of new walls across Europe. It identifies three key players – the arms firms Thales, Airbus and Leonardo – as well as a whole host of construction, shipping, technology and security firms from across Europe winning border militarisation contracts.

  5. Our Oceans need a different approach

    Zoe Brent, Mads Barbesgaard, Carsten Pedersen
    24 October 2019
    Opinion

    Delegates to the Our Oceans conference are gathering to discuss ocean sustainability, but there’s a big problem: their proposals will only sanitize continued resource extraction and environmental and ecological degradation.

  6. UN and WEF Sign MOU on Strategic Partnership Framework

    Las Naciones Unidas firman un acuerdo con el Foro Económico Mundial que amenaza los principios democráticos

    Harris Gleckman
    30 September 2019
    Opinion

    La última semana de junio de 2019 se celebró un enlace global entre Gobiernos y corporaciones al que ni siquiera se invitó a los propios Gobiernos y a la ciudadanía

  7. Hundreds of Civil Society Organizations Worldwide Denounce World Economic Forum´s Takeover of the UN

    27 September 2019
    Press release

    The call, made in an open letter, denounces attempts to ‘delegitimiz[ing] the United Nations and weaken(ing) the role of states in global decision-making.

  8. A new ‘war on drugs’ is short sighted and naive

    Tom Blickman
    18 September 2019
    Opinion

    When the Dutch government liberalised cannabis policy in 1976, they understood that the legalisation and regulation of cannabis was actually the best solution, or at least the least bad one.

  9. This ban is a modern-day witch hunt

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    13 August 2019
    Opinion

    By banning the burka, the Dutch state is imposing its own view of what is right for Muslim women, write Berna Toprak and Nawal Mustafa on behalf of S.P.E.A.K. The feminist principle of women’s autonomy over their own bodies is now at risk.

  10. Dit verbod is een moderne heksenjacht

    Berna Toprak , Nawal Mustafa
    02 August 2019
    Opinion

    Met het boerkaverbod gaat de staat vrouwen voorschrijven wat goed voor hen is, schrijven Berna Toprak en Nawal Mustafa namens S.P.E.A.K., het feministische ‘baas over eigen lijf’ komt onder druk te staan.

  11. UN and WEF Sign MOU on Strategic Partnership Framework

    UN signs deal with Davos that threatens democratic principles

    Harris Gleckman
    03 July 2019
    Opinion

    A global corporate and government marriage took place last week – and governments and citizens were not even invited as guests.

  12. EU-handelsverdragen met Singapore en Vietnam strijdig met SER-meetlat

    24 October 2018
    Press release

    24 oktober – De EU heeft tijdens een Azië-top in Brussel handel- en investeringsakkoorden met Vietnam en Singapore ondertekend, die Europese standaarden voor voedselveiligheid, milieu en arbeid dreigen te ondermijnen. Handel anders! roept Nederlandse Europarlementariërs op niet in te stemmen met deze handelsverdragen voordat ze aan de criteria voldoen van de SER-meetlat. Handel anders! is een collectief van boeren, vakbonden, ngo’s, ondernemers, journalisten en academici voor duurzame en eerlijke handel.

  13. We from the police advise: more money and powers for the police

    Tom Blickman
    08 September 2018
    Opinion

    The recent report ‘The Netherlands and Synthetic Drugs: An Inconvenient Truth’ argues for increasing resources to expand anti-drug efforts in the Netherlands. In a topical opinion piece, Tom Blickman addresses the crucial issues at hand.

  14. Forward Motion against the Headwinds?

    David Sogge
    04 July 2018
    Opinion

    How do academics and researchers size up global goals to boost wellbeing worldwide?

  15. How the security industry reaps the rewards of E.U. migration control

    Mark Akkerman
    05 June 2018
    Opinion

    In austerity-stricken Europe, increasing funds are flowing to arms and security firms positioning themselves as experts on border control. Researcher Mark Akkerman documents the companies profiting from E.U. border externalization and the industry’s lobbying power.

  16. Canada’s next steps on cannabis and the UN Drug Treaties

    David Bewley-Taylor, Tom Blickman, Martin Jelsma, John Walsh
    03 April 2018
    Opinion

    Ever since the introduction of Bill C-45, questions have been swirling concerning Canada’s position relative to the UN drug control conventions: conventions to which Canada is a party and that, crucially, prohibit the creation of regulated markets for the recreational use of cannabis.

  17. A step closer to justice for those affected by transnational corporations’ activities

    Sol Trumbo Vila
    16 March 2018
    Press release

    Geneva: March 16, 2018 – The Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity (Global Campaign) (1) welcomes the presentation and acceptance of the report on the 3rd session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights (2) in the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council 37th session.

  18. Authoritarian Populism and the Rural World

    15 March 2018
    Press release

    On March 17th and 18th, more than 250 scholars, activists, practitioners, and policymakers—representing more than 60 countries from diverse parts of the world—will gather at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague to share views and insights on the rise of authoritarian populism and its effects. This resurgence of exclusionary politics—particularly manifested in the countryside—is generating deepening inequalities, jobless 'growth', climate chaos, and social division.

  19. CEPA EU - Indonesia trade agreement round

    22 February 2018
    Press release
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    Grandes empresas marcan la agenda de la UE en materia de investigación en seguridad y se lucran con ella

    13 February 2018
    Press release

    Un grupo de transnacionales está recibiendo millones de euros de fondos públicos de investigación para desarrollar tecnologías de vigilancia y espionaje cada vez más invasivas, revela hoy un nuevo informe publicado por el Transnational Institute (TNI), Statewatch, el Centro de Educación e Investigación para la Paz (CEIPAZ), el Centro Delás de Estudios para la Paz y el Instituto Internacional para la Acción no Violenta (NOVACT).

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