ONG presentaron a la ONU un informe sobre los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales de las mujeres en Colombia

El informe se enfoca en la situación de las mujeres víctimas del conflicto armado y de aquellas que viven en las zonas rurales en condiciones de vulnerabilidad.

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La RIDH y el Congreso de los Pueblos presentaron a la ONU un informe sobre derechos humanos en Colombia

El Congreso de los Pueblos y la RIDH presentaron a la ONU un informe alternativo que servirá como insumo para el examen de Colombia ante el Comité de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, que tendrá lugar los próximos 19 y 20 de septiembre en Ginebra.

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UN Human Rights Body: States must protect human rights abroad from abuses of business entities within their jurisdiction

A United Nations Committee has issued new guidance confirming that States have a duty to regulate business enterprises domiciled in their territory or jurisdiction, in their actions abroad. It also clarified that business entities under a State’s jurisdiction include ‘corporations incorporated under their laws, or which have their statutory seat, central administration or principal place of business on their national territory’.

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On August 8 and 9, Ecuador will be examined by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. With the support of the INHR, various Ecuadorian nongovernmental organisations have presented six alternative reports to the Committee exposing the human rights violations regarding the country’s indigenous peoples and as well as those of African descent.

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Human Rights Organizations Appeal to the Colombian Government to Respect the Outcome of Referendums

The Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida (Environmental Committee for the Defense of Life, Colombia), RIDH (Switzerland), together with the committees who led the Abeláez and Pijao referendums, have addressed a letter to the Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos Calderón.

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