WALHI works for the realization of a just and democratic social, economic and political order that ensures the people’s rights to healthy and sustainable sources of life and environment.
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The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea was established by the UN Office of the High Commissioner to investigate violations of international human rights law, as outlined in the reports of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Eritrea.
Formed in March 2011, the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) brings together 60 organizations to ensure that U.S. border enforcement policies and practices are accountable and fair, respect human dignity and human rights, and prevent the loss of life in the region.
The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) works to ensure that constitutional human rights and fundamental freedoms are well protected through human rights advocacy; counseling; monitoring; conducting researches in to the country’s human rights situations; investigating into and addressing human rights violations ; as well as paying particular attention to vulnerable groups.
The Civic Charter provides a global framework for people’s participation in shaping their societies. The two-page document, which people and organisations can sign on to and use as a basis for joint action, articulates a common set of civic and political rights. Based on universally accepted human rights, freedoms and principles, the Civic Charter serves…
Contra Nocendi International stands up for victims of human rights abuses in Africa. They monitor and investigate human rights abuses with meticulous precision and tenaciously pursue accountability. They stand shoulder to shoulder with human rights defenders to uphold the dignity of all persons.
It is the mission of the Alliance for Global Justice to achieve social change and economic justice by helping to build a stronger more unified grassroots movement. The Alliance recognizes that the concentration of wealth and power is the root cause of oppression requiring us to work together across ideologies, issues and communities. The Alliance…
Many of the world’s worst environmental and human rights abuses are driven by the exploitation of natural resources and corruption in the global political and economic system. Global Witness is campaigning to end this. Global Witness carries out hard-hitting investigations, expose these abuses, and campaign for change. Global Witness is independent, not-for-profit, and works with…
The initiative to build a Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and End Transnational Corporations (TNCs)’ Impunity came from a network of organizations, social movements, campaigns and affected communities working on the consequences of European TNCs operations in Latin America. The joint work was galvanized together with the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) and the Bi-regional…