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  1. Statement of Kachin State drug users

    15 Diciembre 2016
    Declaration

    Drug users from Kachin came together last November to discuss the challenges and difficulties they experience and identify possible solutions to their problems. Read their statement and recommendations. 

  2. 4th anniversary “Where is Sombath Somphone?”

    15 Diciembre 2016
    Declaration

    Laos: On fourth anniversary of enforced disappearance, civil society demands to know: “Where is Sombath Somphone?”

  3. Unpacking the “clarifications” on investment protection

    11 Octubre 2016
    Declaration
  4. Call for Applications: Young Researchers Program ‘Linking the food sovereignty debates’

    Timothé Feodoroff
    07 Septiembre 2016
    Other news

    Applications are invited for the Young Researchers Program, a mentorship programme, offered by the Hands On the Land Alliance (HOTL) together with Transnational Institute, FIAN International and Friends of the Earth International. This programme enables young engaged scholars and activists to strengthen their capacities around understanding food sovereignty and the human right to food, including opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, benefiting from the experience of mentors, and the opportunity to attend two main events as part of the research process.

  5. Civil society groups say No to investors suing States in RCEP

    12 Agosto 2016
    Declaration

    Civil society organisations strongly urge countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to reject the investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause in the agreement.

  6. Projection of the Transatlantic Free Trade Area

    Withdraw the TTIP mandate, say 240 European organisations

    27 Junio 2016
    Declaration

    In a letter to the president of the European Council, 240 European organisations ask him to withdraw the mandate for the European Commission to negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), with immediate effect.

  7. Jakarta citizens' final challenge in the Supreme Court

    30 Mayo 2016
    Declaration

    International Water Justice community sent the petition to the Supreme Court of Indonesia.  Residents of Jakarta filed a citizen lawsuit against water privatisation in Jakarta at Central Jakarta District Court in November 2012. They argued in the lawsuit that water privatisation failed to fulfil the residents’ access to safe water, caused a series of corruptions and financial harm to the public budgets. In March 2015, the court ruled in favour of the residents, annulling the contract agreement with two private water operators. It was a significant victory of people. The decision, however, was challenged by these private companies and other defendants.  Unfortunately the residents lost in the High Court in February 2016.  Jakarta people decided to challenge the High Court ruling at the Supreme Court.

  8. Concerns of Myanmar Civil Society on ‘Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in support of an investment protection agreement between EU and Myanmar

    05 Abril 2016
    Declaration

    A letter of concern from Myanmar Civil Society on Sustainability Impact Assessment in support of IPA Investor Protection Agreement between Myanmar and EU.

  9. Update from the “Justice for Berta Cáceres” International Mission

    International Mission "Justice for Berta Caceres Flores"
    21 Marzo 2016
    Declaration
  10. Civil society response to FMO and Finnfund decision to suspend loans to Agua Zarca project

    17 Marzo 2016
    Declaration

    We welcome the announcement of FMO that it will suspend all its activities in Honduras, including further disbursements of the loan for the Agua Zarca project, following the brutal murder of Nelson Garcia, member of COPINH. We wish to reiterate our demand to FMO, Finnfund and CABEI that  after years of ongoing violence and intimidation in relation to the project, they fully and permanently withdraw from the project.

  11. The UNGASS outcome document: Diplomacy or denialism?

    14 Marzo 2016
    Declaration

    Drug policy experts and impacted communities from around the world express serious concerns about the preparations and already-drafted outcomes for the UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the “world drug problem”.

  12. The Heemskerk Declaration

    25 Enero 2016
    Declaration

    In a global meeting small scale farmers of cannabis, coca and opium from 14 countries discussed their contribution to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS). The UNGASS will discuss all aspects of global drug control policies, including the worldwide ban on the cultivation of coca, poppy and cannabis, an issue the Global Farmers Forum demands that their voices be heard and taken into account.

  13. More than 500 civil society organisations from Myanmar express their concerns about the Investment Protection Agreement with the EU

    14 Enero 2016
    Declaration

    518 organizations from MATA Myanmar Alliance on Transparency and Accountability and 53 organizations from Lands in Our Hand network and various other civil society organizations express their concerns about investment protection in the EU-Myanmar Agreement.