According to studies by the London School of Economics “the two Agreementslack mechanisms for monitoring and enforcing Human Rights” The European Parliament has prioritised trade over human rights and sustainable development today in a vote that brings into force two agreements between the European Union and Central America, and Colombia and Peru. The agreements will
Many of the elements and actions presented in the Action Plan as “results” or “measures” should not be considered as such. Analysis of the arguments presented by the Colmbian government.
The Committee on International Trade did not listen to more than 160 rural communities and NGOs in Europe and Latin America who asked them not to ratify the EU-Colombia and Peru Free Trade Agreement More than 160 NGOs and communities in Europe and Latin America have sent a letter to the European Parliament Committee on
Brief overview o the legislative procedure in the European Parliament COMMENTS TO THE ACTION PLAN PRESENTED BY COLOMBIA
Today, a petition was addressed to the European Parliament by Latin American and European organizations, networks and communities not to ratify these trade agreements. Today, a petition was addressed to the European Parliament by Latin American and European organizations, networks and communities not to ratify these trade agreements.
European Policy on Colombia The 23 May 2008, in Paris and simultaneously to its general assembly, OIDHACO presented to the press its recommendations on Colombia for the Slovenian and French Presidencies of the European Union (EU). The 23 May 2008, in Paris and simultaneously to its general assembly, OIDHACO presented to the press its recommendations
The Road Map requested in order to guarantee the protection of labor rights, the environment, and human rights does not respond to the concerns raised by European, Colombian, and Peruvian civil society. Today, on the 13th of June, it was put forth in the plenary of the European Parliament (EP) the resolution to ask Colombia
This report shows how the EU trade agreements with Central America and Colombia and Peru will negatively impact human right to water, especially for the poor and vulnerable people. This is a joint report elaborated by the networks CIFCA, ALOP, Grupo Sur and OIDHACO. With the support of CNCD and Oxfam Solidarité.
Paper on the expansion of palm oil & sugar cane production and free trade agreements between the EU, Colombia, Peru and Central America. By the networks Aprodev, Alop, Cifca, Oidhaco and Grupo Sur, with the support of Oxfam Solidarité. At the same time as Olivier de Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to
During the event “Latin America: Natural Resources and Trade Agreements” of March 22, Members of the European Parliament and civil society representatives express their concern for possible adverse impacts of these Agreements. The civil society networks ALOP, CIFCA, Grupo Sur and OIDHACO, along with other Belgian and European organisations and Members of the European Parliament,