State of Power 2019: Finance

Transnational Institute (TNI)

  Ten years ago, the financial sector brought the world to the edge of a precipice. The shock waves continue to shake us today as austerity and corporate impunity have fuelled anger that the reactionary right have most successfully captured.●●●

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Binding human rights treaty would be a crucial tool for Palestinians

Middle East Eye

  Such a treaty could enable Palestinians to hold transnational corporations accountable for their involvement in Israel’s apartheid regime       Seven decades ago, on 10 December 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights –●●●

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The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees

Transnational Institute (TNI)

  How the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the rights of people on the move   Europe’s “refugee crisis” triggered a wave of solidarity actions by both civil society organisations and ordinary citizens. Their efforts●●●

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ANALYSIS: Game-changing ConCourt judgment empowers communities – experts

News 24

  The Constitutional Court had not even adjourned when the benches spontaneously erupted into song and dance; the sense of relief and victory was palpable as the Lesetlheng community celebrated their win.   The morning of Thursday, October 24, 2018●●●

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Union of the People Affected by Texaco (UDAPT)

      Lago Agrio, September 10, 2018.- Once the arbitration award regarding the lawsuit that the oil company Chevron pursued against the Ecuadorian State – known as Chevron III – has been made public, members of the UDAPT stated that●●●

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Zero Draft of the UN Binding Treaty (published on 20th July 2018)

Global Campaign

  On 20th July 2018 the Presidency of the OEIGWG published the Zero Draft of the UN Binding Treaty that will be discussed at the occasion of the 4th Session of OEIGWG 15-20 October 2018.  The document can be consulted●●●

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URGENT- Communities affected by Chevron-Texaco need your support!

Global Campaign To Dismantle Corporate POwer and Stop Impunity

      The UDAPT has started a crowdfunding in order to raise CAD $ 350 thousand needed to cover judicial costs that will allow us to appeal at the Supreme Court of Canada and continue in our attempt to●●●

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