Politics of the European Union too often have damaging consequences for developing countries. Fair Politics EU wants to give developing countries a fair chance at development. - Fair Politics NOW!
Ready for Change? publication presented to Christiaan Rebergen
On the 19 May 2016, the first official copy of the 'Ready for Change? Global Goals at home and abroad’ publication was presented to Christiaan Rebergen, Director-General International Cooperation (DGIS) of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, by Partos Executive Director Bart Romijn. The presentation took place at the international 'Ready for Change?' conference in Science Center NEMO in Amsterdam. In response to the report, Rebergen held a speech on the importance of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), both in the Netherlands and abroad. - 23-05-2016
Human rights are not a matter of charity
‘Avoiding violations of human rights is not a matter of charity or something to be done on a voluntary basis’ states Ignazio Corrao, Member of the European Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), within his draft report on corporate liability for human rights abuses in third countries. Human rights are agreed to be at the core of development, however corporations under EU jurisdiction still violate human rights worldwide and therefore Corrao calls on EU Member States to step up its efforts to protect human rights. - 23-05-2016
Vacature Fair Politics stagiair(e)s
De Foundation Max van der Stoel (FMS) wil dat zowel Nederlandse als Europese parlementariërs weten wat de effecten van besluiten op hun beleidsterrein betekenen voor de positie van ontwikkelingslanden. Het doel is dat politici beleidsbeslissingen nemen, waarbij de belangen van ontwikkelingslanden worden meegewogen. - 04-05-2016