Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

The Treaty Alliance, a global movement for a binding Treaty has launched a public statement that can be signed by associations and individuals. The statement calls on states to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The final … Continue reading Join WIDE+ and sign the global statement for a binding human rights treaty for (Trans)National Companies

Register for a joint GADN-AWID webinar on corporate power and women’s economic justice – 28 Feb

In co-organizing this webinar AWID and the Gender and Development Network (GADN), a WIDE+ member, aim to reclaim the debate around women’s economic justice from a human rights and feminist perspective and identify common advocacy messages which can be taken to CSW61 and beyond. The webinar will explore: The theme of CSW61 is women’s economic … Continue reading Register for a joint GADN-AWID webinar on corporate power and women’s economic justice – 28 Feb

Resources, August 2015

WILPF 2015 Manifesto identifies neoliberal capitalism as one of the key challenges facing peace and freedom for women WILPF, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, the oldest women’s peace organization in the world published is 2015 Manifesto, celebrating its 100th anniversary. In this manifesto the current neoliberalism in economies was taken up as one … Continue reading Resources, August 2015

WIDE+ joins collective demand for a UN binding Treaty on Transnational Companies

The UNHRC Inter-governmental Working Group (IGWG) has been given a mandate by UN members to develop a UN binding Treaty on TransNational Companies (TNCs) and Human Rights. The IGWG has had its first working session between 6-10 July in Geneva, Switzerland. The Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity, an international network comprising over 200 … Continue reading WIDE+ joins collective demand for a UN binding Treaty on Transnational Companies

Open letter to EU-CELAC Summit

Members and representatives of diverse collectives and organizations from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean, who are meeting in Brussels have sent an open letter to all governments attending the second EU-CELAC summit. The CSOs organized and participated in the Days of Mobilization for Peoples Sovereignty against TNC Corporate power and the Architecture of … Continue reading Open letter to EU-CELAC Summit

Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015

Days of Mobilization Reclaiming Peoples Sovereignty against the Corporate-led Trade and Investment Architecture On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit In Brussels, 8–10 June 2015 On 10 and 11 June, Heads of State and Government from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (In Spanish CELAC) and the European Union (EU) will meet in … Continue reading Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015

The role of TNCs and trade agreements in the recent disaster in Atacama, Chile

Recently, an active WIDE+ member, Patricia Muñoz, visited the Atacama region in Chile, a region devastated by abnormal rain floods and mud avalanches. There she spoke to women from two nodes of La Via Campesina movement: ANAMURI and RATMURI. ANAMURI is an organisation of women grassroots workers (indigenous, migrant, poor women in rural and urban … Continue reading The role of TNCs and trade agreements in the recent disaster in Atacama, Chile