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13.7.2018

The hidden cost of jewelery : human rights in supply chains and the responsibility of jewelry companies / Human Rights Watch

Jewelry and watches denote wealth and status, as well as artistry, beauty, and love. Gold and diamond jewelry in particular are frequently purchased as gifts for loved ones and for special occasions. Globally, about 90 million carats of rough diamonds and 1,600 tons of gold are mined for jewelry...

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Online article
12.7.2018

Les violations des droits humains des travailleurs par Glencore dans le monde -

La déclaration présentée par le CETIM en juin 2018 au CoDH a pour but de mettre en lumière les violations commises par la transnationale Glencore, ses filiales et ses sous-traitants dans plusieurs pays. Glencore PLC est l’une des plus grandes...
Online article
28.6.2018

Marielle Franco and Brazilian Democracy at a Crossroads - Metropolitics

Marielle Franco's life and death raised questions about the limits of Brazil's New Republic. It revealed the rising stakes, particularly for women
Online article
25.6.2018

COLOMBIE - L’entrée du pays dans l’OTAN, cheval de Troie pour l’Amérique (...) - AlterInfos - DIAL

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Video
17.5.2018

La peine de mort

Fait partie de la série "Voir pour comprendre" Qu'est-ce que la peine de mort ? Quelles idées reçues persistent ? Où est-elle encore pratiquée et dans quels cas ? Pourquoi faut-il l'abolir ? Amnesty International vous propose des éléments pour...
Web documentary
26.4.2018

Pirate Fishing

Web documentary
11.4.2018

The youth of the Arab Spring

Interaktiv aufbereitete Ergebnisse einer Studie des arabischen Fernsehsenders Al Jazeera, der Jugendliche aus Ägypten, Libyen, Tunesien und Jemen um ihre Einschätzungen der Revolten und der Zukunft befragte.

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Electronic document
13.7.2018

The hidden cost of jewelery : human rights in supply chains and the responsibility of jewelry companies / Human Rights Watch

Jewelry and watches denote wealth and status, as well as artistry, beauty, and love. Gold and diamond jewelry in particular are frequently purchased as gifts for loved ones and for special occasions. Globally, about 90 million carats of rough diamonds and 1,600 tons of gold are mined for jewelry...
Article
9.7.2018

Eye of the Storm : capitalism, colonialism, and climate change in the Caribbean / Jeb Sprague-Silgado... [et al.]

On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall, ravaging the islands of Barbuda, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands, leaving at least 134 casualties. The hurricane hit Barbuda the hardest, damaging nearly all of its infrastructure and instantly rendering its 1,700...

Politics and general pages

Political article
3.7.2018

«The debate on inequality is a highly charged one»

The 2030 Agenda is a world constitution of sorts: it conceives of the world as a political, social and societal whole. Hence, existing challenges can only be met through joint action by rich and poor countries. Interview with researcher Sabin Bieri.
Press release
3.7.2018

2030 Agenda: Domestic policy is foreign policy!

Swiss civil society – organized in the Platform Agenda 2030 – presented its report entitled «How sustainable is Switzerland? Implementing the 2030 Agenda from a civil society perspective».
Political article
2.7.2018

Sustainability at the centre of power?

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda is organizationally a difficult undertaking. Switzerland too is facing its problems in that regard. Who in the administration should be charged with this task? And what powers will it require?

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