As has long been recognized in this forum, if not elsewhere, unsustainable
foreign debt is a critical human rights issue. Insofar as the enjoyment of economic
and social rights and of the right to development is denied to millions of people
There is ample evidence to demonstrate that the situation of human rights in
Mexico is constantly worsening. This has been confirmed in reports of various
UN human rights bodies and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and...
In the 1970’s, many governments committed themselves with good intentions
to realizing equitable distribution of land through its 'redistribution with
speed' and, to systematically monitoring progress in poverty reduction. They
Franciascans International and the Dominicans consider that in 1998 the human rights situation in Colombia continued to be one of the gravest in the world and deplore that, despite the numerous recommendations made by different UN mechanisms, the Colombian...
50th Session of the U.N. Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination
and Protection of Minorities
The delegation of Franciscans International and Dominicans (FI/OP) at the Sub-Commission
consisted of the two coordinators: Philippe LeBla...
Franciscans International y los Dominicos quieren expresar su
grave preocupación frente al non cumplimiento por parte del gobierno
brasileño de los tratados internacionales de derechos humanos que ratificó
en su momento, ...
Franciscans International en collaboration avec les Dominicains
veut exprimer sa grave inquiétude concernant la non-conformité
du gouvernement du Brésil avec ses obligations selon les traités
Franciscans International and the Dominicans wish to express
their grave concern about the Government of Brazils non-compliance with
international human rights treaties which it has already ratified, especially
the International Covenant...
Franciscans International and the Dominicans welcome the pioneering role of
the Sub-Commission on the question of land mines. By adopting resolutions 1995/24,
1996/15 and 1997/33 urging for a total ban on production, stockpiling, transfer
Mr. Chairman, Franciscans International and the Dominicans in conjunction with the International Catholic Migration Commission would like to address the situation of the full realization and protection of childrens rights. Many of our members are work...