24 – 28 November 2014 | Corruption: Detection, prevention and repression

Le 13 November 2014

Conférence WB CNM
On 27 November, Sherpa’s President, William Bourdon, will speak at a conference on the topic of “Detection, prevention and repression of corruption” organised by the French National School for the Judiciary (Ecole nationale de la magistrature – ENM) and the Central Service for the Prevention of Corruption (Service Central de Prévention de la corruption – […]

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12 November 2014| The European Union’s Business?

Le 15 October 2014

Acces to Jusitce
Sandra Cossart Head of the Globalization and Human Rights program for Sherpa, will take part in the conference “The European Union’s Business? Ensuring remedy for corporate human rights abuses”, organised by Frank Bold in collaboration with European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) on 12 November. In 2011, the UN Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the […]

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18 October 2014 |Impunity for multinational companies: when the State allows unaccountability

Le 13 October 2014

Terre des Hommes
On Sunday 18 November, Sandra Cossart, in charge of Sherpa’s Globalisation and Human Rights (GDH) programme, will attend the 2014 FORMaCTION organised by Terre des Hommes France at the University of Paris VIII. She will take part in the debate “Which responsibility for which actors?”. Resource depletion, pollution, land grabbing, labour exploitation. There is no […]

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11 October 2014 | Whistle-blowers: snitches or saviours of democracy?

Le 2 October 2014

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On Saturday 11 October, President of Sherpa, William Bourdon, will be participating in the “Rendez-vous de l’histoire” 17th edition. This annual history festival will focus on “The rebels” and will take place in Blois, in the French department of Loir-et-Cher, from 9 to 12 October. The “Rendez-vous de l’histoire” Festival is an ideal place for […]

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24 September 2014|Meeting with the managing director of Total Austral, the Argentinian subsidiary

Le 25 September 2014

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On Wednesday, 24 September, Friends of the Earth France and Europe, accompanied by Sherpa, met the managing director of Total Austral, the Argentinian subsidiary of the French oil giant. This meeting followed the intervention of Friends of the Earth as well as an Argentinian civil society representative at Total’s General Meeting last May. They had […]

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24-26 September 2014|Discussion Group on Human Rights and Businesses at the Council of Europe

Le 20 September 2014

Conseil de l'Europe © Mouvement Européen Lorraine
Sherpa will represent the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) at discussions at the Council of Europe from 24 to 26 September. Sandra Cossart, Head of the Globalisation and Human Rights programme at Sherpa, will be in Strasbourg in order to participate in the Drafting Group on Human Rights and Businesses.  Businesses, particularly transnational or […]

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17 July 2014 | Conference “Transnational Corporate Human Rights Abuses: Delivering Access to Justice”

Le 16 July 2014

On 17 July, Sandra Cossart, in charge of Sherpa’s Globalisation and Human Rights (GDH) programme, will take part in the conference “Transnational Corporate Human Rights Abuses: Delivering Access to Justice” organised by CORE Coalition and Business & Human Rights Ressource Center and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL). Victims of human rights […]

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30 June 2014 | The Symposium: “Access to justice: law put to the test?”

Le 23 June 2014

Access to justice: law put to the test? 30 June 2014 from 2pm to 6pm at the Maison du Barreau in Paris Victims of business-related abuses must have access to justice in order to obtain compensation. The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights remind States of their obligation to protect and guarantee […]

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5 June 2014 | Multidisciplinary symposium “The ecological debt”

Le 19 May 2014

Sophia Lakhdar, Director of Sherpa, will join on 5 June 2014 the round table “Which model of environmental justice for an ecological transition?” organised by the University of La Rochelle as part of a multidisciplinary symposium “From the exploitation of natural resources to ecosystemic services: the issue of ecological solidarity”, which will take place on […]

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21 May 2014 | Report Presentation “Corruption in Russia: Avoiding the Trap, Fighting the Plague”

Le 16 May 2014

Presentation of the report Corruption in Russia: Avoiding the trap, fighting the plague Wednesday, 21 May 2014, at 7:45 pm. Salle de la commission des Affaires européennes 33, rue Saint Dominique, Paris 75007 Metro Assemblée Nationale. As the European elections approach, the association “Russie-Libertés” publishes a report that describes and analyses “the fuel of the […]

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13 May 2014 | “Fracking Patagonia” Screening

Le 6 May 2014

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Sherpa is a partner of the documentary “Fracking Patagonia”, directed by Grégory Lassalle and supported by Friends of the Earth. The film shows the dash for shale oil and gas in Argentina and France.   Release on 13 May 2014 at 8pm at the Reflet Médicis cinema in ParisReflet Médicis 3 Rue Champollion, 75005 Paris, […]

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29 April 2014 | Are Tax Havens Legal?

Le 16 April 2014

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Jean Merckaert, editor-in-chief of the publication “Projet” and secretary of Sherpa, will participate in a conference held by CCFD Terre Solidaire de Levallois and Collectif Roosevelt (north-west Paris branch) at the Naldini Theatre (55 Rue Paul-Vaillant-Couturier, Levallois) at 8.15pm on 29 April 2014. The question discussed will be “Are Tax Havens Legal?” Conference Programme 1. […]

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16 April 2014 | One year after the Rana Plaza tragedy: how to end modern-day slavery

Le 31 March 2014

On 24 April 2013, 1133 people were killed in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka suburb, Bangladesh.   ONE YEAR AFTER THE RANA PLAZA TRAGEDY: HOW TO END MODERN-DAY SLAVERY   Danielle Auroi, green member of the French National Assembly from the county of Puy de Dôme, Philippe Noguès, left-wing member of […]

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28 March 2014 | conference debate “Governance and development?”, Coutances

Le 24 February 2014

Sophia Lakhdar, Director of Sherpa, will join  the conference debate on the topic: “Govern and develop?” which will be held on 28 March 2014 at 8:30 pm in the room “parquet”, Cave des Unelles, in the framework of the 9th edition of the Journées Solidaires de Coutances (a solidarity festival) which will take place from […]

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28 March 2014 | Clinical legal education training course, Caen

Le 22 February 2014

Sherpa’s director Sophia Lakhdar will attend a clinical legal education training course organised in Caen by the University of Caen Lower Normandy and the PILnet network from 26 to 28 March. On this occasion she will speak on the topic “Reports with partners (NGOs, members of the Bar, and institutions)”. This training session is addressed […]

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