Facilitate access to justice

Blog Post – Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty

Le 4 November 2019

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Sandra Cossart and Lucie Chatelain wrote a blog post on the Revised Draft treaty, “Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty”, published on November 4, 2019 on the Business and Human Right Ressource Center blog as part of its symposium on the revised draft of a binding treaty on business […]

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French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case : Organizations to appeal decision at French Supreme Court

Le 24 October 2019

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Press release French court rejects ECCHR and SHERPA’s admissibility in the Lafarge/Syria case. Organizations to appeal decision at French Supreme Court. Paris, 24 October 2019 – Today, the Investigation Chamber of the Paris Court of Appeals rejected the nonprofit organizations Sherpa and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights’ (ECCHR) admissibility as civil parties in […]

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17 NGOs denounce threats of prosecution against French journalists investigating French weapons in Yemen

Le 14 May 2019

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PRESS RELEASE 17 NGOs denounce threaths of prosecution against French journalists investigating French weapons in Yemen Paris, 13 May 2019 –  17 humanitarian and human rights NGOs today denounced threats to press freedom after three French journalists were summoned by the French intelligence services for investigating the presence of French weapons in the conflict in […]

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UEFA must refuse the candidacy of Ukrainian parliamentarian Andriy Pavelko

Le 7 February 2019

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UEFA must refuse the candidacy of Ukrainian parliamentarian Andriy Pavelko SHERPA, in collaboration with the Ukrainian association Futures Initiatives, demands the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to reexamine Andriy Pavelko’s integration into the Union’s Executive Committee on ethical issues. Andriy Pavelko, head of the Ukrainian Football Federation and member of the Ukrainian Parliament, is […]

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EITI Governance Failures Threaten Independent Civil Society

Le 4 March 2016

Paris, february 25th Yesterday in Lima, on the eve of the 2016 Global EITI conferen representatives took a principled stance to boycott the members’ meeting, the highest governing body of the EITI.ce, more than 100 civil society The impetus for the boycott was the improper and illegitimate interference in civil society’s right to self-selection of their […]

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Azerbaijan: EITI Board should sanction government for civil society crackdown

Le 14 April 2015

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  280 groups from 35 countries urge the EITI Board to protect free and independent civic participation in the initiative. In a letter submitted today to the international Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), more than 280 civil society groups from 35 countries urged the initiative’s leadership to take “the strongest action possible” […]

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