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Wednesday 25 November 2015

What is COP21? Why are Franciscans Engaging? Listen to the webinar!

Franciscans International, along with the Franciscan Action Network and the General Office of Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation in Rome, held a webinar on  November 24th 2015, to present the Franciscans' engagement ...[more]

Friday 20 November 2015

Civil Society Shares Recommendations for a Legally Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Geneva hosted its 4th Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, at the UN, from November 16th to 18th, 2015. The meeting brings together civil society, governments, NGOs, and the business sector to discuss global standards for addressing business ...[more]

Friday 06 November 2015

Benin: UN Human Rights Committee requests the government to step up its efforts towards universal birth registration and punishment of infanticide

On November 5, 2015 the UN Human Rights Committee released its recommendations addressed to Benin after monitoring the civil and political rights situation in the country. As part of the review, a coalition of 24 civil society organisations including ...[more]