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FIDH

FIDH is an international human rights NGO federating 178 organizations from 120 countries. Since 1922, FIDH has been defending all civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

It acts at national, regional and international levels in support of its member and partner organisations to address human rights abuses and consolidate democratic processes. Its work is directed at States and those in power, such as armed opposition groups and multinational corporations. Its primary beneficiaries are national human rights organisations who are members of FIDH, and through them, the victims of human rights violations. FIDH also cooperates with other local partner organisations and actors of change.

OUR MANDATE: PROTECT ALL RIGHTS

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is an international NGO. It defends all human rights – civil, political, economic, social and cultural – as contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

OUR COMMITMENT: THREE PILLARS OF ACTION

FIDH acts in conjunction with its member and partner organisations. Its actions are founded on three strategic pillars: securing the freedom and capacity to act for human rights defenders, the universality of rights and their effectiveness.

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Land of Sorrow: Human rights violations at Myanmar’s Myotha Industrial Park cover image
Rapports et recherches
septembre, 2017
Myanmar

(Paris, Yangon) Myanmar may soon face a land conflict epidemic as a result of the growing influx of investments and the consequent demand for land, unless laws and policies that adequately address land rights issues are urgently adopted and implemented, FIDH warned in a new report published today.

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Articles et Livres
août, 2012
Ouganda

This is a resource from the Resource Equity LandWise database of resources.

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Rapports et recherches
décembre, 2011
Cambodge

An extensive research paper on national and international legal frameworks on labor, land and indigenous people's rights as well as on land management, land concessions and disputes resolution process and mechanisms in Cambodia. Includes an investigative case study concerning the impact of the Socfin-KCD concession on indigenous communities and people in Bousra and Bunong communities in Mondulkiri.

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janvier, 2007
Mali, Afrique sub-saharienne

This paper analyses the reasons why Mali’s gold economy has failed to benefit the population despite its rapid growth and the boom in the gold market. It also explores the conflicts of interests between the State and the private mining companies in the country which arose from rules designed to attract foreign investment.

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