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OPINION: Still waiting for an effective mining Ombudsperson

This article originally appeared in The Chronicle Herald here.  STACEY GOMEZ For years, people throughout the Maritimes have been advocating for the creation of an independent ombudsperson for the extractive sector with the powers needed to be effective. Despite the appointment of the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) on April 8, we are still [...]

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#JusticiaPorLas36: Solidarity action with Achi women demanding justice for historic sexual violence

Join us for an online action to show solidarity with the Maya Achi women bringing forward a case for sexual violence committed during the internal armed conflict in Guatemala. Through this action, we also hope to raise awareness about the case and let the Guatemalan Attorney General (Ministerio Publico) know that we are following the [...]

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Comunicado de Prensa: El gobierno de Canadá incumple su promesa de crear mecanismo de control

El gobierno de Canadá incumple su promesa de crear mecanismo de control independiente sobre derechos humanos con relación a empresas  El Gobierno de Canadá fracasó el día de hoy en nombrar a una Persona Defensora para la Actividad Comercial Responsable (Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise – CORE por sus siglas en inglés) independiente con autoridad real [...]

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Canadian Government Reneges on Promise to Create Independent Human Rights Watchdog for Corporations Operating Abroad

For Immediate Release Canadian Government Reneges on Promise to Create Independent Human Rights Watchdog for Corporations Operating Abroad Ottawa, ON / Tatamagouche, NS / Guatemala City (April 8, 2019) – The Government of Canada failed today to appoint an independent Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) with real powers to investigate abuses and redress the harm [...]

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April 2019 Newsletter!

Check out our latest newsletter, which includes an update on the struggle for the Ombudsperson for mining justice > Upcoming events  > News from Guatemala > News from the Network. Read our April newsletter here.

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