HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE
Working Group ‘Human Rights, Codevelopment and Migrations’
20th September 2015
In several African, Latin American, Asian, Central and Eastern European countries, the exploitation of
natural resources (oil & gas, minerals, forestry, agricultural land, etc.,) is subcontracted to companies,
some of which have their headquarters in Europe. The Human Rights Committee of the INGO
Conference pays attention to the way large companies operating in these countries implement the texts
that guarantee the implementation of the fundamental and human rights – whether civic, political,
economic, social or cultural – of the local inhabitants.
Ante la criminal agresión de Israel contra el pueblo palestino, particularmente los bombardeos y el consiguiente arrasamiento de la Franja de Gaza, la Asociación Teológica Juan XXIII, retomando el comunicado del SICSAL, del cual miembros de nuestra Asociación forman parte, manifiesta su indignación y la más enérgica condena, y declara:
Hugo Castelli alerts us to this:
François Becker discovered this excellent document of the European Union which is available in pdf format in 25 languages and which is very easy to understand and very useful and should be made available to business organizations everywhere.
Update 12th April 2020
Towards the end of 2014, 24 of these language versions disappeared from the EU website EU website but since they will not be uploaded again they have been made available to Global SCR, the original supplier to the EU, and EN-RE.
My Business and Human Rights can be downloaded directly from GLOBAL SCR's website in 23 European languages + Chinese and Japanese. For greater impact, EN-RE suggests volunteers from other (i)NGOs writing an introduction in each of the 25 language versions, linking this Guide on human rights for small and medium-sized Enterprises (but also useful when talking to multinationals) with the Human Rights and Business web page when ENRE and they upload the versions in the languages used in their Member States.