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The National Executive presented a draft for the approval of the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights of Older Persons

On August 8 , the National Executive presented a bill before Congress for the approval of the Inter-American Convention on the Protection of Human Rights of Older Persons. Although Argentina played a key role in the negotiation process in the…
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Exchange of views around the Bajo Grande project

On June 9, FUNDEPS together with the organization Las Omas del Barrio Chacras de la Merced met in the Directorate of Networks and Sanitary Works of the Municipality of Córdoba, with the deputy director Daniel Bardagi and the owner of the plant…

Civil society organizations call for transparency in World Bank safeguards review

On Thursday 26 May, FUNDEPS and other 68 civil society organizations from different countries, signed a letter asked World Bank management to maintain transparency throughout the ongoing review of its environmental and social policies.
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Requests for public information by the Bajo Grande plant

Yesterday, FUNDEPS with the Organization Las Omas represented by Alida and Ester Weht presented four requests for information in the Municipality of Córdoba, two requests to the Province of Córdoba and two requests to the company Coniferal…

New 2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to introduce our 2015 Annual Report, a brief summary of our activities and achievements of the past year.

The China Factor

What information is available about Chinese investments in Latin-America and the Caribbean? How do these investments affect the natural resources governance in Peru, Colombia, Argentina y Mexico?

FUNDEPS participates of the International Secretariat of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development

FUNDEPS will be part of the International Secretariat of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development. The objective is to support the efforts regarding the BRICS New Bank of Development, the Human Rights Due Diligence Project, as well as dissemination and advocacy activities in Latin America.

Discussion about Environmental Protection and Transparency in Extractives Industries

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative was created in 2003. EITI is an international strategic alliance and it tries to get together governments, extractive businesses and civil society organizations of 49 countries. Its objective is about developing and implementing transparency measures on extractive activities’ payments.

Fundeps at Global Conference EITI 2016

On February 24th and 25th, the EITI Global Conference (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is taking place in Lima (Peru). The conference has the objective of providing transparency and social participation opportunities regarding extractives activities. Fundeps and other civil societies organizations supported this stance.

New Research Report: Is the glass half full?

Eleven civil society organizations and our organization presented a research report called: Glass Half Full? This report talks about the obstacles of communities to access to accountability tools when a specific project concerns them. "Glass…