Membership development team HomeSearch results for 'palestine' The Membership Development Team, composed of regional representatives, implements the membership development strategy and consult with groups in their region on membership issues. Chloe Aldenhoven Asia-Pacific Chloe has represented the Asia-Pacific region in the Membership Development Team since 2016. She has worked and volunteered at Friends of the…

From 25 to 29 October United Nations member states continued the negotiations to elaborate an international Legally Binding Instrument (LBI) to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations (TNCs) including all entities in their global production chains. This historic process celebrated its seventh session of the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Working Group (OEIGWG) hosted by the Human…

Today, United Nations member states resume negotiations in the seventh session of the Open-ended intergovernmental working group (OEIGWG) mandated to elaborate an international legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Michele Bachelet, opened the session remarking that the world is witnessing…

Obstacles, challenges and potential ways out for Palestinian farmers. Farming in Palestine, an essential activity for the national economy, was already suffering from military attacks and the Israeli blockade. The sector now faces further damages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and government response measures, including lockdown. “Palestinian farmers are unable to access the necessary agricultural…

How the Israeli military siege and environmental pollution are impacting public health “The Israeli occupation’s attacks on Palestinians have massively damaged health facilities and targeted health workers. The ongoing, direct attacks have caused thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities, which increases the burden on hospitals,” warned Palestinian researcher in health systems, Aisha Yousif Elbasuoni.…

Friends of the Earth International condemns Israel’s move to forcefully annex significant parts of the occupied Palestinian territories from 1 July 2020. The forced annexation plan would control Palestinian lands and natural resources, and isolate Palestinian communities in the governorates of the occupied West Bank. It would also undermine and violate most importantly the Geneva…