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2.7.2018

Things do occasionally move, after all!

The discussion on human rights and environmental responsibility on the part of Swiss multinationals has now become mainstream. The Parliament is dealing seriously with the Responsible Business Initiative.

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9.5.2017

Why is Venezuela Spiraling Out of Control?

Online article
13.2.2017

Turkmenistan votes in one-sided presidential poll

Citizens of Turkmenistan went to the polls Sunday for a presidential vote expected to further tighten strongman Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's hold over the gas-rich Central Asian country.
Online article
3.6.2016

With Views From the Inside, an Activist Challenges Vietnam’s Rulers

Nguyen Quang A, an activist blocked from meeting with President Obama, says the Communist Party sometimes needs coaxing, and sometimes confrontation.
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6.4.2018

Globale Politik von unten / Gesine Kauffmann... [et al.]

Diman Tuxa bringt die Nöte seines Volkes aus Brasilien auf die internationale Bühne: Er demonstriert vor der Klimakonferenz 2017 gegen die Missachtung der Landrechte der Tuxa. Indigene, aber auch viele ­Städte und Regionen treten als Antreiber für mehr Klimaschutz und weltweite Zusammenarbeit auf...
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3.4.2018

Agir pour le climat : arènes, enjeux, pouvoirs / sous la dir. de Bastien Alex et Alice Baillat

Longtemps réduit à sa dimension environnementale, le changement climatique s’est imposé ces dernières années comme un sujet d’étude incontournable en relations internationales. Objet scientifique mais également politique, le réchauffement planétaire charrie en effet de multiples enjeux...
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21.2.2018

Toujours sandiniste, le Nicaragua ? / Bernard Duterme

Toujours sandiniste, le Nicaragua ? La question divise. A l’entame de sa troisième décennie à la tête de ce petit pays tropical de lacs et de volcans, l’ancien commandant guérillero Daniel Ortega n’en doute pas. « Le sandinisme du 21e siècle », héritier de la parenthèse révolutionnaire des années...

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Political article
29.6.2018

Big show, little Switzerland...

Switzerland's progress report could make for an embarrassing appearance before the UN and set a bad example for States that are even less serious about implementing the 2030 Agenda.
Press release
20.4.2018

Legal Affairs Committee wants counter-proposal

In the frame of the revision of the Swiss Corporation Law, the Legal Affairs Committee of the National Council proposes legal measures against human rights violations by corporations based in Switzerland.
Article as analysis
6.4.2018

When Dutch subsidiaries take the lead

When it comes to human rights, Economiesuisse is set for confrontation. Swiss companies abroad are more aware of their responsibility.

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