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Conclusions of the Third Civil Society Seminar under the Fifth High-level Dialogue on Human Rights between Mexico and the European Union

16 April 2015 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Conclusions of the Third Civil Society Seminar under the Fifth High-level Dialogue on Human Rights between Mexico and the European Union Participants in the Third Seminar: Amnistía Internacional, Casa del Migrante Saltillo, Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña Tlachinollan, Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de las […]


Energy Reform: A serious setback since the nationalization of the petroleum industry

18 March 2015 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Energy Reform: a serious setback from the oil expropriation   SIGNED: Colectivas, PODER, Greenpeace, Red TDT, Alianza Mexicana Contra el Fracking, ProDESC, Equipo Pueblo & Fundar


PODER as part of Méxicoleaks alliance rejects the dismissal of Aristegui and her editorial team

17 March 2015 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) PODER as part of Méxicoleaks alliance rejects the dismissal of Aristegui and her editorial team   SIGNED: Animal Político, emeequis, Más de 131, Periodistas de a Pie , PODER, Proceso & R3D


Procedural irregularities and violations of human rights characterize consultation on wind project in Oaxaca: POWER, ProDESC and DH Code

23 Febrary 2015 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Procedural irregularities and violations of human rights characterize consultation on wind project in Oaxaca: PODER, ProDESC and Código DH   SIGNED: Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, A.C. (ProDESC) Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER) Comité de Defensa Integral de Derechos Humanos Gobixha, A.C. (Código […]


QUESTIONABLE RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN WIND PROJECT CONSULTATION IN JUCHITAN, OAXACA: PODER, PRODESC, AND CÓDIGO DH

5 December 2014 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) QUESTIONABLE RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN WIND PROJECT CONSULTATION IN JUCHITAN, OAXACA. SIGNED: Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, A.C. (ProDESC) Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER) Comité de Defensa Integral de Derechos Humanos Gobixha, A.C. (Código DH)


Report from the Observation Mission of the Public Consultation in Juchitán, Oaxaca: PODER, ProDESC, AND Código DH

12 November 2014 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Observation Mission presents Report on the consultation process of wind projects in Juchitán, Oaxaca – The report presents violations of the principles governing the right to consultation, such as: the consultation should be informed, culturally relevant, transparent, free of charge, and in good faith, and it must adhere […]


Assessing the Impact of Investment Projects on Human Rights

18 November 2014 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT This report aims to identify best practices in Human Rights Impact Assessments (hereinafter, HRIA) and incorporate these findings into the development of an HRIA tool for communities affected by investment projects. Communities could use this HRIA tool before, during and upon completion of an investment project. In addition, the community-led […]


Extractive Industries in the Sierra Norte de Puebla

June 2014 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Extractive Industries in the Sierra Norte de Puebla


Paradigmatic Cases of BNDES Investment in South America

24 February 2014 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT (SPANISH ONLY) Paradigmatic Cases of BNDES Investment in South America: Needs and Opportunities to Improve Internal Policies   A civil society publication by: Asociación Ambiente y Sociedad (AAS) (Colombia) Asociación Interamericana para la Defensa del Ambiente (AIDA) (Regional) Centro de Derechos Económicos y Sociales (CDES) (Ecuador) Centro de Estudios para […]


The Dirty Side of the Wind Industry

15 November 2011 DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT Executive Summary On September 5, 1866, in the vicinity of Juchitán de Zaragoza in the state of Oaxaca, a skeletal battalion of the Mexican army, undermined by fatigue and hunger, sought out and formed an alliance with neighboring indigenous populations to put an end to the French battalion known as […]