The International Office for Human Rights Action on Colombia

Publications: Trade – Business and Human Rights

International organisations express concern about the security situation in the city of Buenaventura and demand guarantees for civilians

The signatory organisations[1] express our concern about the security situation in the city of Buenaventura, particularly recent events against the community in the Santa Fe district of the city. This district is next to the port and logistics terminal of TCBuen, whose parent company is headquartered in Europe[2]. These incidents are taking place in a

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Trade Agreement EU-Colombia, Perú, Ecuador: minimal positive impact on Human and Labour Rights, Peace and Environment in Colombia

Report elaborated by Oidhaco in collaboration with Catapa for the evaluation by the EU Commission of the Trade Agreement. Concerns have been raised by civil society organisations about the negotiation process for the Trade Agreement between the European Union, Colombia and Peru and its approval in the European Council and European Parliament. These organisations questioned

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Open letter: public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook for Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment”

Call to European Commissioners for public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook for Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment” (2006) Several European and international organizations sent a letter to the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Mamström, and Commissioner Vice President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans, calling for public consultation on the revision of the “Handbook

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European Union – Latin America and the Caribbean relations

European Union needs to rethink its Latin America and the Caribbean relations Over 100 organizations presented their recommendations to the European Union during the second EU-CELAC Civil Society Forum held in Brussels, organised by CONCORD and Mesa de Articulación, last March 19. See attach

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