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Next week (Tuesday 27 March 2012) the House of Lords will be voting on a crucial question for the UK’s international record on business and human rights.
CAFOD has warned that a UK Bill will make it harder for people in poor countries to seek justice in our courts for human rights breaches by UK multinationals.
On Sunday 11 March 2012 I travelled out to a community called Fonds Jean Noel, two hours from the Haitian capital Port au Prince up a jaw-breaking road of loose rocks and scree.
Aid charities are raising awareness of a new law that would force oil, gas and mining companies to tell the truth about their relations with poor countries.
Two years ago on January 12, as the late afternoon heat ebbed away, a catastrophic magnitude 7 earthquake hit the island of Hispaniola, devastating Haiti.
When it came to critical global issues, the richest nations on earth decided to decide later, says Catholic aid agency CAFOD, of the G20 communiqué.
The development ambitions of the G20 are not evident in the draft summit communique leaked to the media this morning (4 November), says CAFOD.
David Cameron needs to stop hiding behind the US and support a financial transaction tax to combat poverty and climate change, says CAFOD.
Aid agencies have taken a photo climate petition to No 10 Downing Street, in a campaign to get the UK government to act on its green pledges.
The news is full of Libya. And it’s a frightening situation for everyone on the ground. But meanwhile, in Cote d’Ivoire, civil war has broken out.